Reports of ringtail possum's extinction exaggerated
"It is not looking good," James Cook University researcher Steve Williams told Brisbane's Courier-Mail last year. "If they have died out, it would be (the) first example of something that has gone extinct purely because of global warming." Professor Williams, director of the Centre for Tropical Biodiversity and Climate Change, said the white possum had been identified as highly vulnerable five years ago
But now the animal had apparently made a comeback, with the recent discovery of three, related, brown lemuroid ringtails a sign the white possums were also surviving. "I don't think there is any reason to believe the white ones are harder hit than the brown ones," he said.
Maybe it's because there hasn't been any "global warming" for nearly a decade.
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