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Comment on “Erosion of Lizard Diversity by Climate Change and Altered Thermal Niches”

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Science  29 Apr 2011:
Vol. 332, Issue 6029, pp. 537
DOI: 10.1126/science.1195193


Using a regionally calibrated model, Sinervo et al. (Reports, 14 May 2010, p. 894) predicted potential climate change impacts on lizard populations and estimated that many extinctions are under way. We argue that this model is not sufficient for predicting global losses in lizard species in response to anthropogenic climate change.

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