Makes sense! Who knew?
ScienceDaily (Apr. 7, 2010) — Add insect-feeding birds, bats and lizards to the front lines of the battle against global climate change.
Summarizing the results of more than 100 experiments conducted on four continents, UC Irvine ecologist Kailen A. Mooney and colleagues found that these insect-gobbling animals increase plant growth by reducing the abundance of plant-feeding insects and the damage they do to the plant life that helps mitigate global warming.