What's climate change ruining now?: The sex lives of painted turtles
The sex of these turtles is determined by the temperature of the nest while the baby turtles are still egg-bound. The warmer the nest, the more likely the turtles end up female. The warmer it gets in the American Midwest, the more painted turtle society turns into whatever the opposite of a sausage fest is
. Now, depending on your personal inclinations, you could argue that this might actually improve
turtle sex — but it definitely puts a damper on creating new generations of baby turtles.