Survival of the oldest

Posted by on May 4, 2016 1:26 pm
Categories: Science

The oldest surviving species of vertebrates, such as the cane toad and the California sea lion, which have endured past extreme environmental events, will be more likely to adapt to future climate changes than younger species, such as the European hamster, according to a study. These species include those with various color morphs; those which give birth to live young; and/or which live at low latitudes.

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