United States: Marmots thriving amid climate change — for now

LA Times: Every year, scientists fan out across Colorado's Upper East River Valley to count the yellow-bellied marmots that make their home in rocky meadows bordered by aspen, fir and spruce trees. Over the last decade, the work has gotten more tiring. Now they know why -- the population of squirrel-like critters has vastly expanded as a result of environmental changes brought on by global warming, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Nature. It's a rare example of ......

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