Global heating pushes mountain goats into more nocturnal lifestyle

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University of Sassari research suggests change in habits might expose animals to more predators

Global heating is pushing mountain goats into a more nocturnal lifestyle that could expose them to more predators, scientists have found.

A team of researchers at the University of Sassari, in Sardinia, used GPS collars equipped with motion sensors to track the activity of the Alpine ibex, a species of mountain goat, between the months of May and October from 2006 to 2019.

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