The 40-pound wolverine, a fierce carnivore wielding razor-sharp claws and able to kill prey several times its size, is tough enough to stand up to grizzly bears and most other non-human predators, but woefully unequipped to battle climate change. Only 250 to 300 wolverines survive in the contiguous United States, victims of a steady rise in temperatures melting their snowy habitats, along with centuries of uninhibited targeting by fur trappers... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.
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