08 Aug '12, 2pm

KittyCam Technology Reveals How Much Wildlife Is Killed by Outdoor Cats

KittyCam Technology Reveals How Much Wildlife Is Killed by Outdoor Cats

KittyCam is a project put together by University of Georgia and the National Geographic Society's Crittercam, the same technology used for tracking wildlife as diverse as elephant seals and sea turtles. This time, instead of wild animals the technology was applied to our domestic cats -- the lap-sized lions that hunt untold numbers of birds. The Kitty Cam is a light, waterproof camera fitted with LED lights to record activity at any hour of day or night, and also sport a radio-tracking device for finding lost cameras as they're mounted on break-away collars for the cats' safety. The project states , "Kitty Cams research examined the nature of outdoor activities of owned cats by monitoring pets outfitted with "Kitty Cam" video cameras. Kitty Cams allow recording of a cat-eye view without disrupting behavior. We used Kitty Cams to investigate the activities of urban free-roa...

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