Fishermen have seen Furtada Island’s cats eating others' corpses, an unexpected consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP Fishermen have seen Furtada Island’s cats eating others' corpses, an unexpected consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP
Fishermen have seen Furtada Island’s cats eating others' corpses, an unexpected consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP

After coronavirus pandemic hit, Brazil island became land of ‘cannibal cats’

  • Volunteers work to ensure cats on Brazil’s Furtada Island have enough food after fishermen saw the animals eating others’ corpses
  • The coronavirus pandemic has impacted tourism, bringing a halt to the usual food supply for the cats

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Fishermen have seen Furtada Island’s cats eating others' corpses, an unexpected consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP Fishermen have seen Furtada Island’s cats eating others' corpses, an unexpected consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP
Fishermen have seen Furtada Island’s cats eating others' corpses, an unexpected consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AP
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