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Enumerating a continental-scale threat: How many feral cats are in Australia?

Overview of attention for article published in Biological Conservation, February 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#10 of 4,435)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

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47 news outlets
blogs
7 blogs
twitter
210 tweeters
facebook
4 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
video
1 video uploader

Citations

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60 Dimensions

Readers on

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188 Mendeley
Title
Enumerating a continental-scale threat: How many feral cats are in Australia?
Published in
Biological Conservation, February 2017
DOI 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.11.032
Authors

S. Legge, B.P. Murphy, H. McGregor, J.C.Z. Woinarski, J. Augusteyn, G. Ballard, M. Baseler, T. Buckmaster, C.R. Dickman, T. Doherty, G. Edwards, T. Eyre, B.A. Fancourt, D. Ferguson, D.M. Forsyth, W.L. Geary, M. Gentle, G. Gillespie, L. Greenwood, R. Hohnen, S. Hume, C.N. Johnson, M. Maxwell, P.J. McDonald, K. Morris, K. Moseby, T. Newsome, D. Nimmo, R. Paltridge, D. Ramsey, J. Read, A. Rendall, M. Rich, E. Ritchie, J. Rowland, J. Short, D. Stokeld, D.R. Sutherland, A.F. Wayne, L. Woodford, F. Zewe

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 188 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 28 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 14%
Student > Bachelor 20 11%
Student > Master 17 9%
Other 7 4%
Other 16 9%
Unknown 73 39%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 51 27%
Environmental Science 40 21%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 6 3%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 2 1%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 2 1%
Other 7 4%
Unknown 80 43%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 559. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 25 January 2020.
All research outputs
#15,346
of 14,545,587 outputs
Outputs from Biological Conservation
#10
of 4,435 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#818
of 376,689 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Biological Conservation
#1
of 85 outputs
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