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Ancient bones point to shifting grassland species as climate changes


March 25, 2016

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More rainfall during the growing season may have led to one of the most significant changes in the Earth's vegetation in the distant past, and similar climate changes could affect the distribution of plants in the future as well, a new study suggests.Full Story

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