This Cute Rodent Is the First Mammal to Go Extinct Due to Human-Caused Climate Change

By George Dvorsky

Say goodbye to the Bramble Cay melomys, a small rat-like creature that lived on a tiny island near the north coast of Australia. Significantly, it marks the first time that a mammal has been declared extinct anywhere in the world, and the cause has been attributed to human-induced climate change.

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