Details of this species in Grand Cayman
Source: Burton, 2003 in Varnham, 2006
Arrival Date: Probably 16th or 17th century
Species Notes for this Location:
Felis catus is a domestic pet gone feral. Large populations of feral cats are present on all 3 islands, occupying all available habitats (Burton, 2003 in Varnham, 2006).
Management Notes for this Location:
Felis catus have been trapped in the QE II Botanic Park on Grand Cayman, where a restored population of 'Critically Endangered (CR)' endemic Cayman island ground iguana (see Cyclura lewisi in IUCN Red List of Threatened Species) is established (Burton, 2003 in Varnham, 2006). Exclusion fencing have been built around areas supporting re-established populations of C. lewisi (Burton, 2003 in Varnham, 2006).
Last Modified: 17/06/2008 9:52:03 a.m.