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Contact: David DeFusco
Yale University

Top Predators Key to Extinctions as Planet Warms (2 of 3)

Caption: In Arctic Greenland, studies show that without caribou and muskoxen, pictured here, as top herbivores, higher temperatures can lead to decreased diversity in tundra plants and, in turn, affect many other species dependent on them.

Credit: Eric Post, Penn State University

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