Climate Change Could be Making Salamanders Smaller

June 30, 2014 6:22 PM

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Climate Change Could be Making Salamanders Smaller

Experts suggest that salamanders in North America are shrinking in size because of climate change - where warmer and drier seasons are forcing them to burn more energy on a regular basis.

According to a study published in Global Change Biology, salamanders within the past few decades are on average eight percent smaller than older generations.

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