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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 (#3 of 5,989)
  • 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

news
159 news outlets
blogs
9 blogs
twitter
197 tweeters
facebook
4 Facebook pages
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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151 Dimensions

Readers on

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219 Mendeley
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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 219 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 37 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 35 16%
Student > Master 31 14%
Student > Bachelor 30 14%
Other 13 6%
Other 27 12%
Unknown 46 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 64 29%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 60 27%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 11 5%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 9 4%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 3 1%
Other 13 6%
Unknown 59 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1445. 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 06 August 2022.
All research outputs
#6,660
of 22,547,209 outputs
Outputs from Biological Conservation
#3
of 5,989 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#115
of 397,310 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Biological Conservation
#2
of 61 outputs
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