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Warming climate exposes salt licks in Glacier NP, leading to new interspecies wildlife conflicts

In a warming world, who wins: goats or sheep?

As the namesake ice of Glacier National Park in Montana recedes, it is exposing once unavailable salt deposits coveted by animals far and wide. Both mountain goats and bighorn sheep are flocking to lick up sodium and other crucial nutrients they need to survive.

But where there’s a feast, there’s a fight.

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