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11 U.S. species endangered by climate change

By: Bryan Nelson on Jan. 4, 2010, 11:10 a.m.
Bog Turtles

Photo: man of mud/Flickr

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Bog turtles

These tiny, charismatic reptilians are the only species of turtle protected under the Federal Endangered Species Act. They are considered threatened at the federal level and endangered in several states. Global warming is likely to alter hydrological cycles, which will either dry out or flood what remains of this turtle's habitat.