Climate change has driven an increase in the number of bat species in southern China in the past century (image) University of Cambridge Share Print E-Mail Caption Estimated increase in the local number of bat species due to shifts in their geographical ranges driven by climate change since 1901. The zoomed-in area represents the likely spatial origin of the bat-borne ancestor of SARS-CoV-2. Credit Dr Robert Beyer Usage Restrictions With credit as above Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.