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Top 10 Weird Ways Animals Stay Warm in Winter
Animals  (tags: animals, cold weather, photos, cold, skills, biology, behavior )

Giana
- 351 days ago - news.discovery.com
Cold weather drains animals' energy supplies by sucking away their body heat. To conquer the cold, animals evolved astounding survival skills such as antifreeze blood, lounging by hot springs, and even having gender-bender orgies.
Sheep Suffer Right Through the Year
Animals  (tags: australia, cruelty, sheep, shorn, cold weather, freezing, animal welfare )

Simone
- 1287 days ago - all-creatures.org
THE Geelong region has just shivered through a week of icy weather with Aireys Inlet recording its coldest first 10 days of May on record. Sheep are now shorn in autumn for greater profits, argues a reader. Snow has fallen on the Grampians range
ACTION ALERT: Abandoned Dog Died Tied to Tree!!!- Please SIGN PETITION
Animals  (tags: abused dogs, starved, cold weather, abandoned dog, tied to tree, court hearing )

Simone
- 1741 days ago - all-creatures.org
Evicted in October 2009, Cody and Jessica Manning allegedly abandoned their two dogs, reportedly leaving one tied to a tree and one inside a trailer. A chocolate lab was allegedly tethered outside without food, water or shelter and was discovered
Everglades Plants and Animals Killed By Cold
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, death, manatees, cold weather, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1751 days ago - palmbeachpost.com
Around 280 manatees huddle in the embayment area at the Florida Power & Light warm water outfall from the temporary heating system at the Riviera plant in Riviera Beach in early January. The plant was shut down due to future plans to modernize it in 2010
Cold Took Heavy Toll on Wildlife, But Most Will Recover
Animals  (tags: crocodiles, manatees, pythons, died, cold weather )

Lone
- 1752 days ago - miamiherald.com
Despite four decades of slogging through Everglades marshes and mangroves, wildlife ecologist Frank Mazzotti had never experienced anything like the aftermath of frigid January. The confirmed casualty count so far: o At least 70 dead crocodiles
Florida Cold Snap Kills Endangered Manatees
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, death, manatees, cold weather, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1764 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
More than 100 manatees have been found dead in Florida waters since the beginning of the year, mostly victims of a nearly two-week cold snap.
2000 Sea Turtles Rescued From Unusually Cold Sea Off Florida
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, sea turtles, cold weather, rescued )

Cher
- 1777 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The unusually long spell of cold weather in Florida has had a big impact on sea turtles. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has been working on a mass rescue effort for sea turtles throughout the state. More than 2,000 sea
Fla.'s Big Chill: Manatees Huddle, Turtles Stunned
Animals  (tags: manatees, turtles, cold weather, habitat, wildlife )

Lone
- 1782 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
As temperatures plummet and heavy snow blankets the northern hemisphere, it is not just people who are feeling the effects. The wildlife too has been forced to find new ways to keep warm, as Penny Spiller reports.
N.Y. Governor Wants to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages
Animals  (tags: horse drawn carriages, abuse, neglect, small stabled, cold weather, new york governor )

Simone
- 1802 days ago - blog.peta.org
"These animals are kept in stables that are too small, often they're cold, they work long hours and they don't have time off. ... There was a horse about three months ago that got his foot caught on a parking meter and had to be destroyed--it's awful.
Last of the Dolphins Likely Dead Under River Ice, Expert Reports
Animals  (tags: new jersey, marine wildlife, dolphins, cold weather, likley dead, endangered, extinction, suffering, sadness )

Jacquelin
- 2134 days ago - app.com
TRENTON -- The head of a marine mammal rescue group said he is afraid the last five dolphins that were staying in the Shrewsbury and Navesink rivers since June may be dead. Bob Schoelkopf, co-director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine,
Busy Hands Make Coats for Chilled Canines
Animals  (tags: florida, animals, dogs, coats, cold weather, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2136 days ago - ocala.com
OCALA - The hands of Yvonne Johnson and her volunteers reach out to their friends with paws. The women make coats to help protect dogs when temperatures take a dip. And it doesn't look like the dips will let up for a few more days. According to the Nat
Hens Fall Foul of Hungry Wildlife
Animals  (tags: scotland, wildlife, animals, live stock, cold weather )

Jacquelin
- 2146 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Sub-zero temperatures and a lack of traditional food sources are driving wildlife to prey on livestock, according to a Highlands crofter. Marina Dennis said she has lost hens to birds of prey and badgers. She said rules prohibiting dead sheep bein
Baby Hedgehogs Saved From a Homeless Christmas
Animals  (tags: england, wildlife, wild animals, baby hedgehogs, rescued, cold weather, environment, habitat, humans )

Jacquelin
- 2163 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Tiny orphaned hedgehogs are safe and sound this Christmas after being saved from the freezing cold. Each was discovered struggling to survive in the recent cold snap and handed in to an animal charity. They will get cat or dog food for their Christma
Cold Weather to Bring Right Whales to Florida
Animals  (tags: florida, marine wildlife, whales, nothern right whales, climate, cold weather, endangered, environment, extinction, habitat, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2183 days ago - palmbeachpost.com
With colder weather and falling ocean water temperatures come visitors from points north. Sailfish, Spanish mackerel, even whales. Yes, whales. Although most North Atlantic right whales are spotted during the winter from Vero Beach north, they somet
Cold Snap Threat to Baby Hedgehogs
Animals  (tags: europe, wildlife, wild animals, hedgehogs, baby's, starving, cold weather, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2206 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Wildlife sanctuaries are being inundated with starving baby hedgehogs after recent cold weather took its toll on already declining populations. A combination of a mild autumn followed by snow has left juvenile hedgehogs particularly vulnerable, wildlife e
 

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