Photo: Mammal-Extinction Danger Zones Revealed in New Map



A map reveals where mammal species have the highest risk for future extinction, according to a new study.

Among the 20 hotspots of possible extinction are the forests and tundra of northern Canada and Alaska, and the chain of islands stretching from Indonesia to the South Pacific. Other hotspots include the Bahamas, Tasmania, and the Patagonian coast of Argentina.

Map courtesy PNAS


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