Contact: Lee J. Siegel
University of Utah
Caption: University of Utah biologists Jo Varner and Denise Dearing conducted a study showing that mammals known as pikas, which are related to rabbits and hares, may be more adaptable to climate change than previously believed because they can survive on a diet of high-fiber, low-nutrition moss.
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