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Meet the winners and losers of climate change

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 23, 2015, 1:30 p.m.
Climate change loser: White-fronted lemur

Photo: © Joel Sartore/National Geographic

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Loser: White-fronted lemur

Over the next 70 years, lemur species on the island of Madagascar could lose about 60 percent of their habitat due to climate change.

If climate were the animals' only foe, perhaps the white-fronted lemur could survive; climate change won’t shrink its lowland and montane habitat. But other factors may — chief among them, slash-and-burn agriculture and a growing human population.