Africa: Venomous Snakes Could Start Migrating in Large Numbers If We Hit 5ºc Warming

[The Conversation Africa] A global group of scientists has predicted that climate change may cause dramatic movements in venomous snake populations across many countries in Africa. The scientists took into account climate change predictions about changes to the current habitats of 209 venomous snakes, and mapped where those environments were found elsewhere. Based on this, they predict that snakes were likely to migrate to those African countries whose environments remained suitable for snakes after 2070. This could modify the 

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