Meet the street animals that stole scientists’ hearts

Animals

Meet the street animals that stole scientists’ hearts Wild rovers Animals : Free-roaming ‘street dogs’ number perhaps 300 million globally, says Andrew Rowan, chief scientific officer at the Humane Society of the United States, based in Washington DC. Studies of ‘street cat’ numbers are limited, but Rowan’s self-described “crude estimate” of the worldwide cat total is 700 million; this includes cats that live in a community setting and those claimed by humans. Inevitably, some of these street animals are hurt or sick, prompting some scientists to intervene or even to…

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