Future of the Environment

Anxious gorillas, thirsty koalas and lame cows - how climate change is making animals miserable

A dark cloud over the animal kingdom. Image: REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Briony Harris

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A mountain gorilla sits in the forest on the slopes of Mount Mikeno in the Virunga National Park, Eastern DRC December 12, 2008. REUTERS/Peter Andrews (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO) - GM1E4CD0A2L01
These gorillas are threatened by rising temperatures as well as hunters and war Image: Reuters/Peter Andrews
How high temperatures can make animals sick.
How high temperatures can make animals sick. Image: Animal Frontiers
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Water stations are a welcome sight for thirsty koalas in Australia.
Water stations are a welcome sight for thirsty koalas in Australia. Image: University of Sydney
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