Bigger Beaks Through Climate Change | SciShow News

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Today we’re talking about birds — from how they are evolving in response to climate change and how one species is surprisingly healthy, genetically, despite being critically endangered.

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Sources:
Ryding S, Klaasen M, Tattersall GJ, Gardner JL, Symonds MRE. Shape-shifting: changing animal morphologies as a response to climatic warming. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2021.07.006
Press release: https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/927171

Dussex et al. Population genomics analyses of the critically endangered kākāpō. Cell Genomics. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xgen.2021.100002
Press release: https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/927300

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