Showy traits like dark pigmentation on a dragonfly’s wings or a lion’s big, dark mane play a key role in how some animals choose a mate. New research suggests that climate change is making some classically attractive traits more difficult to pull off. Evolutionary Ecologist and Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology Mike Moore joined nationally syndicated NPR Host Bobby Bascomb to share more.
Climate Change and Mating
Living on Earth, March 3