Gallery: Global Warming Might Lead to a Goat Population Explosion


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We all know global warming has a huge number of devastating effects on the planet – from the melting of the polar ice caps to increased desertification and the extinction of certain animal species. However, a new study led by Professor Robin Dunbar from the University of Oxford has revealed that increasing global temperatures could lead to a population explosion for goats. The study, published in Oikos, states that global warming causes two major changes that have a crucial impact on goats – increased daylight hours and, of course, warmer temperatures.

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  1. Giselle Yeatman March 22, 2013 at 11:06 am

    They say this like it’s a baaaaaad thing…LOVE GOATIES!!!

  2. Marko March 22, 2013 at 7:25 am

    What global warming? I am *** freezing here! What we’ve got now is not enough – we need more of it!

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