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Saving borneo’s wild cats and small carnivores

Borneo, the third-largest island in the world, is home to more endemic carnivores than any other island except Madagascar, and about half of them are threatened with extinction,thanks to habitat destruction and fragmentation resulting from logging, illegal hunting, and fires.But an international team led by researchers with the German Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Species Survival Commission (IUCN SSC) has now published a “roadmap” for conservation efforts to save Borneo’s wild cats and small carnivores.

 

https://news.mongabay.com/2016/06/saving-borneos-wild-cats-and-small-carnivores/09_Sunda-clouded-leopard-Neofelis-diardi-865x600

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