Posted on Apr 23, 2010 | Comments 0
According to the latest research in UK, the frogspawns are actually dependent on the climate changes. The stunning study revealed that their organisms are seriously closely adapted to the local conditions.
The scientists are also claiming that this is a factor, which can put them at risk. In the research under close monitoring in different parts in the UK were more than 50,000 records of frogspawn. The different temperatures in the UK areas affected the frogspawns.
Frogs in the warmer South West lay their spawn earlier than those in the colder parts of the country.
The scientists are stating that actually frogspawns are mini examples of the evolution of the organism, because the frogs that are located in the colder parts reduce their changes.
Until now the researchers were almost sure that there is no link between the temperatures and the evolution of these species. After the research, it was clear that the frogs are genetically linked and dependable on their local climate conditions.
Any climate change can cause reduction to their population and growth. The research is now published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, where there are also facts about the differences between frogspawns in the warm areas and those in the cold conditions.
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