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Table 2 Current and projected suitable area left and percent loss of the specie’s suitable area under different climate scenarios

From: Present and future suitability of the Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve in Ethiopia for the Nile monitor (Varanus niloticus) using the MaxEnt model

Species Area category Current and future climate scenarios
Current 2050 RCP 6.0 2050 RCP 8.5 2070 RCP 6.0 2070 RCP 8.5
V. niloticus Suitable area (km2) 3011 1357 474 277 38
Range loss (%) 0 54.93 84.26 90.80 98.70