Some animals are evolving new body shapes as the climate changes

A crimson rosella (Platycercus elegans), an Australian Parrot that is gaining more money as the world heats Kevin Dickinson / Alamy
Endotherms are also known as warm-blooded animals. They have modified their bodies to stay cooler over the past century in response to global warming.

Many animals have body parts that stick out like ears, beaks, legs, and tails. Sara Ryding from Deakin University, Australia, and her colleagues discovered that many animals respond to rising global temperatures by increasing their appendages.



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