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Birds caught in climate-change traps

Friday 17 Feb 17 10:00am

African jackass penguins are already on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s endangered list | Harvey Barrison

By TIM RADFORD | Climate change may be about to set a trap for African penguins and send them foraging for food in places that the fish have departed, according to satellite trackers.

And it could multiply fourfold the risk of death from thirst among America’s desert songbirds, says a second team of researchers.

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