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The Longest In The World! Australia Built 44 Kilometers Of Anti-cat Fence To Protect Endangered Animals

Aug 01, 2018

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[Global Network Comprehensive Report] According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported on May 24, wild cats pose a huge threat to Australian native animals. To protect Australia's endangered animals, the Australian Wildlife Conservation Association (AWC) has built a section in central Australia. The 44-kilometre electric fence separates the wild cats.

The world's longest anti-cat fence is bordered by the Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary, which will isolate wild cats, foxes and rabbits.

According to reports, animals like the wallabies will be reintroduced into the 9,400-hectare cat-free zone in the New Haven Wildlife Sanctuary, 350 km northwest of Alice Springs.

AWC said that the anti-cat fence will help protect animals in animal protected areas. AWC CEO Attic Fleming told the BBC: “There are only about 50 to 60 cats in this region, and they eat more than 70,000 native animals every year. This fence is Australia’s most important protection base. One of the facilities."

Currently, this fenced area is the largest cat-free area in Australia's interior, and there are wild cats in 99.8% of Australia.


Legend: This 44-kilometer electric fence is designed to isolate wild cats from wildlife sanctuaries.

The administrators of the New Haven Wildlife Sanctuary strive to eliminate all these predators by the end of the year. Beginning in 2019, they will reintroduce 10 species of extremely endangered animals, including black-footed rock kangaroos, golden-bag raccoon and Western Australian pouches.

For the first time, AWC said, large areas of central Australia will once again be home to a large number of mammals, as it was before the arrival of European colonists.