Migrating Arctic Geese Are Confused, Exhausted By Rising Temperatures

Migrating Arctic Geese Are Confused, Exhausted By Rising Temperatures

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Barnacle geese have sped up their migration to their breeding grounds because of warming Arctic temperatures.

Rising Arctic temperatures mean that barnacle geese fly faster to their breeding grounds but are too tired to lay eggs right away. By the time they’re ready, the babies have missed the best food.

(Image credit: Thomas Lameris/NIOO-KNAW)

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