Ecological and Evolutionary Science

Climate warming impacts the lizard gut microbiome

The Earth’s increasing temperatures are likely to impact animals and plants in myriad ways. In this article, Bestion, Cote, and their colleagues show that when lizards are exposed to temperatures elevated no more than 2-3°C, the animals had fewer types of bacterial species in their guts, which can lower their chances of survival.

 

Original article can be found here.

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