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Ocean Watch: Mass of cats poses dire threat to monk seals

  • COURTESY BARBARA BILLANDS

    Uilani, a popular 2-year-old female monk seal often seen around Sand Island, where people feed feral cats, died of toxoplasmosis, a parasite spread by the felines.

Who would have thought that cats, of all things, are one of Hawaiian monk seals’ biggest threats? But it’s true. Read more

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