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Feral cats are threatening the survival of over six million Australian animal species.

Australian Wildlife Conservation says feral cats are the single greatest threat to the survival of Australian animals, occupying 99 percent of the Australian continent.

CEO of Australian Wildlife Conservation Tim Allard says AWC have been building a large scale network of fenced areas in Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia and New South Wales preventing the cats access to native animals.

He also says the Government needs to invest in developing technology such as Gene Drive technology, which edits the genetic sequence of feral cats to eventually breed them out.

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