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University of Washington

Higher than Average Species Movements

Caption: Arrows indicate potential routes of mammals, birds and amphibians seeking suitable climates while avoiding human-land uses. Red arrows indicate places that can expect higher densities of animal movements, such as the high northern latitudes, Northeastern North America, Southeastern United States, the Amazon Basin and Southeastern Brazil. The inset is a close up of expected movements in the southeastern US into the Appalachian Mountains.

Credit: U of Washington

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