October 19, 2019

This Australian rodent is the first mammal extinct due to climate change

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By Susan Bird Frpm Care2 A moment of silence, if you please, for the poor little mosaic-tailed rat. She’s become the first mammal officially killed off by climate change. The Australian government formally announced the extinction on February 18, 2019. In truth, scientists believe the rat — also known as the Bramble Cay melomys — has actually […]