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Left: Peary caribou; Right: mountain avens flowers

ICE TRAVELERS  Shrinking sea ice matters to land dwellers too, as ice bridges and transport dwindles for migrating Peary caribou (left) and seed dispersing mountain avens flowers (right). 

cormorants

GROUNDED  Unlike short-winged Galápagos cormorants (left), double-crested cormorants (right) and all other species have a wingspan meant for flying.

fringe-lipped bat

NIGHT STALKER  A fringe-lipped bat, which hunts frogs by listening for their nighttime calls, has ways of compensating when unnatural human noises get in the way.

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