Friday, 1 September 2017

Fossils reveal how bizarre mammal beat extinction


Date: August 24, 2017
Source: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology

Summary:
Animals that live on islands are among the most at risk from extinction. A remarkable eighty percent of extinctions occurring since 1500AD have been on islands, with inhabitants facing dangers from climate change, sea level rise, invasive species, and human interactions.


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