Caribou Survived The Late Pleistocene Extinction, But Can They Avoid Extinction In The Twenty-First Century?
Caribou Survived the Late Pleistocene Extinction, but Can They Avoid Extinction in the Twenty-First Century?
The Early Pages
This blog article is a contribution to the PAGES Early-Career Network (ECN). Mark Lawler sheds light on a recent drastic decline of the caribou (reindeer) population in North America. Why are the great survivors of the Late Pleistocene Extinction struggling to survive today, and what role does modern climate change play?