Cadman Glacier in Antarctica retreated 5 miles in just 2.5 years, causing its ice shelf to collapse, according to scientists who used satellite images and ocean measurements. Higher ocean temperatures likely hastened the glacier’s deterioration, which contributes to global sea level rise. This indicates potential similar threats for neighboring glaciers.
Interbreeding may have boosted wildcat immunity to domestic cat diseases, but now threatens their survival as a distinct species
“Felidae” is the scientific name for the biological family whose most familiar member is the domestic cat.