The duck-billed mammal is currently listed as Near-Threatened on the IUCN Red List.
"Since 2010, mile upon mile of rainforest has been replaced with a wide range of commercial developments, including cattle ranching, logging and the palm oil industry."
For animal species to survive climate change, they will have to genetically adapt or shift their ranges—or both.
The way that we live on Earth is causing an unprecedented acceleration in species extinction.
Islanders call Saba "The Unspoiled Queen of the Caribbean" for its pristine landscapes and striking biodiversity as well as the absence of crowds, chain stores, and cruise ship throngs.
But if we act now, conservation efforts could save "billions of years of unique evolutionary history," scientists say.
The stunning colors of autumn may also disappear.
They keep their prey at arm's length.
The percentage could be greatly reduced if greenhouse gas emissions are reduced as well.
Scientists find DNA samples in cave system around Mount Erebus volcano that cannot be identified.
A plan to reintroduce endangered animals to the wilderness in Italy, Spain and Eastern Europe is under way