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June’s Top 5 Extreme Weather Events In The U.S.

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2. Zoo Animals Drowned in Minnesota Floods: Heavy rain in Duluth, Minnesota flooded two-thirds of the Lake Superior Zoo, drowning at least 11 animals in the process. Sinkholes and mudslides ravaged the rest of Duluth, flooding homes and shutting down roads. The flood also swept up an 8-year-old boy who luckily survived with just a few cuts.

 

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5:11AM PDT on Mar 24, 2013

Thank you ClimateProgress, for Sharing this!

1:42PM PDT on Sep 25, 2012

yikes

3:22PM PDT on Jun 28, 2012

Climate change is here people. Thanks for posting Steven Perlberg's June list. I hope there be one for July, that is if we are still here to read it.

5:35AM PDT on Jun 28, 2012

We'll soon destroy the planet and I hope everyone is looking forward to the next mass extinction event because it's our turn next! ;-)>

2:22PM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

ty

4:46AM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

something to think about

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1:21AM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

Thanks for all the info.

12:13AM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

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9:57PM PDT on Jun 26, 2012

There is still time to do something but it seems as though they are waiting till all is lost and then they'll say, "if only who had listened and responded."

9:50PM PDT on Jun 26, 2012

How many more June's will we even have before we completely destroy the planet?

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