Red deer are evolving to give birth earlier in a warming climate

Published: 5/11/2019
Red deer are evolving to give birth earlier in a warming climate
Source: WWW.SCIENCEDAILY.COM

Red deer living on the Isle of Rum, on the west coast of Scotland, have been giving birth earlier and earlier since the 1980s, at a rate of about three days per decade. New results now show that genetic change due to natural selection is partly contributing to the change: red deer are evolving.

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