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Elephant, © Kelsey Schwenk
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Mexican gray wolf, © USFWS
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Climate change is upsetting the delicate balance that the spectacled either needs to survive. Still recovering from decades of damage by lead poisoning, now this diving duck is facing a winter food shortage.