Caribou skull lies in vegetation on the Arctic tundra
A caribou skull lies in vegetation on the Arctic tundra. Warmer June temperatures are driving shifts in the vegetation in northern Alaska, with potential negative repercussions for wildlife like caribou.
[Research supported in part by a U.S. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to Daniel Ackerman.]
Learn more in the University of Minnesota news story Shifting tundra vegetation spells change for arctic animals. (Date of image: 2016; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: June 11, 2018)
Credit: Courtesy Daniel Ackerman
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