21 February 2010

cat fact

in 1894, a cat named tibbles killed all the wrens on stephens island, new zealand.

unfortunately, they were the last of their species, xenicus lyalli.

that makes tibbles the only individual in recorded history to wipe out an entire species singlehanded.

2 comments:

Jayne said...

It confirms what everyone thinks about cats - trying to take over the world.

mike m. said...

DOG FACT: One dog is documented to in one evening killed 137 kiwis. Dogs are not allowed to run free in New Zealand.

BIRD FACT: New Zealand birds are weak as.