Wasn’t this a 1950’s movie, ‘The Incredible Shrinking Animals’ ?

Or something.

Via Telegraph.

Animals could start shrinking because of global warming, scientists have predicted, after discovering that mammals became ‘dwarfed’ in a similar episode of climate change 50 million years ago.

Paleontologists discovered the fossil teeth belonging to an early ancestor of modern horses as well as a rabbit-sized hoofed mammal.

The teeth revealed that during Eocene Thermal Maximum 2, a warming event of around 3C that occurred approximately 53.7 million years ago, the animals shrank in size by 14 per cent….

“This suggests that dwarfing will be a likely natural response of some mammals to future global warming.”

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  1. Alain41 says:

    And so…? If animal size decreases, then assuming same size food source, the population will increase. Hunting heyday. Buy guns, get your license. What? That’s not the response that liberals want? I didn’t ask for their opinion. Science!

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