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Southern Fleurieu

Biodiversity:  Reducing predation of native fauna

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What is this issue

Predation of native fauna (by foxes, cats). 

Impacts of the issue

Predation of native animals by pest species result in population declines, particularly of small-weight range species. In urban areas, feral and domesticated cats and foxes have a significant impact on birds and small mammals.  

Causes

  • Insufficient control of foxes, cats
  • Difficulty of control near townships
  • Lack of knowledge/ understanding of impacts

Strategies and Actions

Note - Actions are yet to be developed. We welcome your feedback.