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Old 12-15-2011, 05:20 PM   #1
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Default Why Are California Birds Getting Bigger?

Why Are California Birds Getting Bigger?
By Joel Shurkin
Published November 11, 2011 | Inside Science News Service

Why Are California Birds Getting Bigger? | Fox News
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Researchers said that the reason for the growth is believed to be climate change, but therein lies a mystery: The birds should be getting smaller as the climate warms, not bigger.
"We expected them to show a decrease based on the first few studies," Goodman said of the California birds. "That left us with the puzzle of figuring out what was going on."

In the study, published in the journal Global Change Biology, Goodman and LeBuhn suggested two reasons for this exception...
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Old 12-17-2011, 03:22 PM   #2
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Very interesting!
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Old 12-19-2011, 01:02 PM   #3
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Only 2 reasons suggested for this exception>>>? That's even more interesting than the study itself.
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bigger, birds, california

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