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Adorable alpine animal acclimates behavior to a changing climate

20:00 EDT 31 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(Ecological Society of America) As climate change brings new pressures to bear on wildlife, species must 'move, adapt, acclimate, or die.' Erik Beever and colleagues review the literature on acclimation through behavioral flexibility, identifying patterns among invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and fishes, in ESA's journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, with focus on the American pika. Beever will explore factors that define the pika's distribution on Aug. 8 at ESA's 2017 Annual Meeting in Portland, Ore.

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