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wild dog pups and rising temperatures

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Three concurrent studies were done  monitored a total of 73 wild dog packs at sites in Kenya, Botswana and Zimbabwe, over a combined 42 years of study.

 

further work is needed ,but pup survival may be adversely affected by rising temperatures

 

for a brief report please see  https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/07/170720100513.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fplants_animals%2Fextinction+(Extinction+News+--+ScienceDaily)

 

 

for the article see   Rosie Woodroffe, Rosemary Groom, J. Weldon McNutt. Hot dogs: High ambient temperatures impact reproductive success in a tropical carnivore. Journal of Animal Ecology

 

  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2656.12719/epdf

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