Risk of mass extinctions as climate changes faster than animals adapt, study finds

Originally posted on The Extinction Chronicles:
Even common birds such as great tits, blue tits and guillemot cannot adapt fast enough Phoebe WestonScience Correspondent @phoeb0 6 days ago https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/mass-extinction-climate-change-animal-evolution-study-science-nature-a9017591.html Researchers looked at 13 species in detail and found there was a risk of extinction for all but four of them. Pictured is a great tit Animals are not…

Wildlife Changing Too Slowly to Survive Climate Change

Originally posted on Exposing the Big Game:
Posted by News Editor in Air/Climate, Latest News, RSS, Wildlife on July 23, 2019 5:23 https://ens-newswire.com/2019/07/23/wildlife-changing-too-slowly-to-survive-climate-change/ ? BERLIN, Germany, July 23, 2019 (ENS) – Climate change can threaten species and extinctions can impact ecosystem health, so it is of vital importance to assess how animals respond to changing environmental conditions, and whether these shifts…

10 Kills at Mountaineer

Originally posted on Horseracing Wrongs:
Through a FOIA request to the West Virginia Racing Commission, I have confirmed the following kills at Mountaineer thus far this year: An Absolute Trip, Apr 28, Mountaineer T – “fractured carpus” Papa Y, Apr 30, Mountaineer R – “comminuted sesamoids” Brooklyn Gerty, May 6, Mountaineer – “colic, died” (note:…

2-Year-Old Is 8th Victim at Saratoga ’19

Originally posted on Horseracing Wrongs:
2-year-old Verravanni is dead at Saratoga Race Course – officially (Gaming Commission), “diagnosed with pleuropneumonia 7/11, euthanized on 7/25 due to lack of positive response to treatment.” He is the 8th dead horse for Saratoga ’19 – with several weeks still to go… Golden Julia, May 25, Saratoga T (died…