The desert regions of the Southwest are rapidly changing. A new study in The Journal of Wildlife Management suggests that an optimistic scenario could result in 76% of this area losing 20% or more of reptiles and amphibians. The most vulnerable of these species are those with limited dispersal capabilities.
Read more: https://phys.org/news/2022-11-reptiles-amphibians-southwestern-states-vulnerable.html
Phot credit: Sonoran Desert Tortoise by USFWS