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.

…read more

Source:: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/xRh1jaVjR4k/this-cute-rodent-is-the-first-mammal-to-go-extinct-due-1781950832

      

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *