A moose in the forest. | iStock

Unexpected Victims of Climate Change

Global warming threatens many species that don't often appear in the news.

Published On 10/16/2013
1:37 PM EDT
An orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) in captivity at the St. Louis, Zoo in Forest Park, Missouri. | Frank Siteman/Corbis
A Koala joey named 'Boonda' clings to his mother 'Elle' as they sit in their enclosure at Wildlife World in Sydney. | TIM WIMBORNE/Corbis
Mature silversword at the crater rim in Haleakala National Park on Maui in Hawaii. | Frank J Wicker/Flickr/Getty Images
Santa Claus pulls a Christmas tree. | Mark Seelen/Corbis
A Southern Right whale off Peninsula Valdes, Patagonia, Argentina. | Paul Souders/Corbis
As a giant Leatherback turtle lays her eggs in the sand, volunteers from Mopawi check for ID numbers and prepare to take measurements in Plaplaya, Honduras. | Max Trujillo/Getty Images
The American pika lives in rocky mountain areas and boulder-covered hillsides, usually at elevations of between 8,000-13,000 feet. | James Anderson/Flickr/Getty Images
A Bengal tiger runs along a beach. | DLILLC/Corbis
Bleached corals in Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua, Indonesia. | Reinhard Dirscherl/Getty Images
A Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca) sings. | Andrew Howe/Getty Images