A type of mouse designated as an endangered species as a natural treasure in the country inhabiting Tokunoshima in Kagoshima Prefecture, "Kenagoyumi" , A rare picture that captured the state of being attacked by wild cats was taken. On Amami Oshima and Tokunoshima, damage caused by cats rare creatures are getting hit by cats wild, and the Ministry of the Environment and others decide to proceed with countermeasures.
This video was taken at the mountain by Kagoshima prefecture Amagi Town, and was taken around 4:30 AM this month 19th. A state where a wild cat arrives in the mouth and gets out in the mouth is captured.
Petrel is the largest domestic mouse inhabited only in Amami Oshima, Tokunoshima and Okinawa main island, which is about 30 centimeters in length, is a national natural treasure, also designated as an endangered species.
According to the Ministry of the Environment, it is the first time that these scenes are filmed.
On Amami Oshima and Tokunoshima, the damage caused by cats rarely caught by wild creatures has been suffering one after another, and the Ministry of the Environment and local municipalities are taking measures such as cat catching.
Sawtoo Nature Associate Protection Officer at Tokunosima Nature Conservation Office of the Ministry of the Environment "It is a shock that this scene has been confirmed in areas where rare creatures are inhabited. I want to put more effort into countermeasures. "