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Bird-Watcher's Life Threatened Over Dead Cat

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Bird-Watcher's Life Threatened Over Dead Cat

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Bird-Watcher's Life Threatened Over Dead Cat

Bird-Watcher's Life Threatened Over Dead Cat

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Prominent bird-watcher Jim Stevenson has fled Texas, saying he received death threats after shooting a wild cat. He believed the feline was hunting an endangered bird species.

Environmental journalist Bruce Barcott, who wrote about the tensions between cat- and bird-lovers in The New York Times Magazine, discusses the case with Alex Chadwick.