Climate change could drive rain-reliant lemurs to extinction

A new report illustrats how the already endangered lemur could face a terrible threat if its water supplies are impacted by global climate change. The Independent reports: "Patricia Wright, of Stony Brook University in New York, studied the island's sifikas lemur over 20 years. She found that even a subtle reduction in rainfall in lemur habitats could cause extinction because they are so reliant on water during their reproductive cycle."

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