Climate Change Has Resulted In More Predation On Mosquito-Eating Birds

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 286 people were killed in the US in 2012 by West Nile virus, which is carried by mosquitoes. Many bird species eat these mosquitoes and other insects that can be agricultural pests. Rising temperatures are threatening these wild birds, including the Missouri-native Acadian flycatcher, by making snakes more active and hungrier.

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Climate Change Has Resulted In More Predation On Mosquito-Eating Birds

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