Study suggests climate change may kill off the aardvark in some areas

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 08:02 in Earth & Climate

(—A team of researchers with the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa has found evidence that suggests the aardvark may face a large decrease in population as the planet heats up due to global warming. In their paper published in the journal Biology Letters, the group describes how they fastened monitors to a group of aardvarks who by happenstance were forced to endure a severe drought—and how the animals fared.

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