Goodbye Zazu: Climate Change Will Roast Desert Birds Into Extinction In Just Five Years

According to a recently published study, if extreme temperatures continue, the southern yellow-billed hornbill will become extinct in the hottest parts of its range by 2027

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A Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill in the Kalahari Desert, Botswana. (Credit: Mathias Maisberger / CC BY 2.0)

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