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Prevention of Pet Wild Cat Mortality: Conservation Aspects

By Michael W. Petersen

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Abstract

The worldwide decline of many wild cat populations is becoming increasingly evident. This decline may be attributed to several factors: (1) the fur trade; (2) the pet trade; (3) habitat destruction; (4) predator control programs; and (5) trophy hunting activities. Legislation in the form of the Endangered Species Conservation Act has moved to counteract such population decreases through partial restriction of wild felid importation.

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Katie Carroll

Date 1972
Volume 34
Issue 2
URL http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol34/iss2/10/
Language English
Additional Language English
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  1. Animal roles
  2. Animal welfare
  3. Cats
  4. Conservation
  5. Death
  6. Health
  7. Mammals
  8. mortality
  9. Nature
  10. prevention
  11. Wild animals