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Study of Wolves Will Help Scientists Predict Climate Effects on Endangered Animals

December 1, 2011

image of a wolf Scientists studying populations of gray wolves in Yellowstone National Park have developed a way to predict how changes in the environment will impact the animals' number, body size and genetics, amongst other biological traits. Full Story

Imperial College London

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