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The Incredible Shrinking Species

By Keith Kloor
Aug 18, 2009 6:56 PMNov 20, 2019 4:23 AM


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Via The Wildlife Society blog, we learn of a new study that shows birds in Australia are shrinking because of warmer temperatures. Of course, there's always a silver lining:

Scientists commenting on the study said this was both good news and bad. It was "alarming", they said, that global warming may be causing evolutionary change, but also hopeful in that some species may be able to adapt to changing circumstances.

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