Can Bilbies survive low density cat predation?

Two recent articles suggest that bilbies can persist under low predation levels from feral cats, but the ‘threshold question’ remains open.

Is there a threshold cat density above which bilbies can’t survive – and if so, what is it; and does it vary between locations?

For more information, see Moseby et, al., (2018) in Austral Ecology and a letter from Peter Donohoe (Central Land Council) in the Alice Springs News Online.

Bilby Photo: Alice Springs News Online

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