Cold-weather lizards facing climate crunch

Summit Voice: Lizards that give birth to live young may be headed for a climatic cul-de-sac in the next 50 years, according to a new study by scientists with the University of Exeter and the University of Lincoln. “Climate change must not be underestimated as a threat to modern patterns of biodiversity," said University of Exeter biologist Dr. Dave Hodgson. "Our work shows that lizard species which birth live young instead of laying eggs are restricted to cold climates in South America ... high in the Andes......

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