Surviving the warming of their habitats
An episode from the series CLIMATE CHANGE: A TALK WITH THE ANIMALS
In the 21st century, the life of a migratory reindeer is no picnic.
On the tundra, lichen is becoming scarce. On the edge of the Arctic Ocean, urbanization is depriving the reindeer of their traditional pastures. Around the weakened herds, wolves, bears, wolverines and other predators are on the prowl. Worse still, the heat is changing the sex ratio of the herds: too many females are now being born.
Yet, a long time ago, the reindeer survived the climatic changes that wipe out the mammoth, its contemporary.