# science

Wild Soay sheep live in a cold environment on a small Scottish island. The sheep used to be large because they gained extra weight during the summers in order to survive the harsh winters. A recent change in the island’s climate has caused grass to be available for a longer period each year, so survival conditions for the sheep have become less challenging.

Researchers who study these sheep have most likely observed a decrease in the wild Soay’s —

1. 👍 1
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 24

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