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Fig. 2 | Climate Change Responses

Fig. 2

From: Climate change refugia and habitat connectivity promote species persistence

Fig. 2

Sites where Urocitellus beldingi were sampled genetically. Colors in pie charts show results of structure run, separating 15 California sites into four populations adjusted by sample size. Analyses primarily focused on the central and southern populations. Images indicate (a) an example of an agricultural “anthropogenic refugium” in northern California, where Belding’s ground squirrels are persisting and acting as crop pests despite extirpation at surrounding natural sites; (b) Mono Lake County Park, an example of another “anthropogenic refugium” (note the sprinkler in the foreground) where Belding’s ground squirrels are persisting despite extirpation from nearby historical sites, which are currently dominated by sagebrush; and (c) a natural meadow site in Yosemite National Park (bold line)

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