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New Zealand Call to Eliminate Cats to Save Birds

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January 25, 2013
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A New Zealand economist and environmentalist is causing a furor by calling for the elimination of all cats in his home country. Jen Markham reports the man behind the movement says the pro-cat lobby is as fervent as the pro-gun lobby in the United States.


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