Nene gosling likely died from disease carried by feral cats

Photo via DLNR from Nene Research and Conservation Nene banded NTC and 595 stand with their gosling, which is now deceased, in Lili'uokalani Park and Gardens in a photo taken in February.

The nene gosling that died last month in Lili‘uokalani Park and Gardens in Hilo likely was killed by toxoplasmosis, an infection spread in the feces of feral cats, according to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.