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Freezing Weather Brings Fresh Perils for British Wildlife


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 533 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Public urged to help save mammals, birds and insects whose habitats and food supplies have come under pressure



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Barbara D. (73)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 9:53 am
This reminds me ~ I have to go fill my feeders! It's not so nice here yet, either!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 11:03 am
Sadly noted for Hedgy and his friends.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 11:26 am
Thank you.
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 11:40 am
sadly noted
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 11:45 am
Przedłużająca się zima to koszmar dla zwierząt nie tylko w Wielkiej Brytanii. U nas dzisiaj spadło tak dużo śniegu jak nigdy dotąd i dalej sypie, a raczej wali. W tej chwili mogę tylko dokarmiać ptaki, a jest ich bardzo dużo, bez pomocy ludzi nie miałyby szans.
 

Lynn D. (0)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 11:54 am
Breaks my heart........thanks for sharing with us!
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 12:10 pm
This is very sad. I hope the Brits can do their part for the wildlife and strays in need.
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 12:27 pm
Noted sadly for the poor hedge hogs. We are starting to get warmer Yeah! But here in Alberta, Canada we never know when another snowy episode with freezing weather can happen.
 

Carol D. (109)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 1:26 pm
So sad when we are losing so many of our hedgehogs and birds etc already

Noted
 

Ruth S. (307)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 1:31 pm
May the Almighty help them!
 

Kit B. (276)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 2:00 pm

Tragic, while we humans can tolerate weather within our homes and buy food, we forget to care for the wildlife.
 

Angelika R. (143)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 2:53 pm
Yes, tragic, much like over here-check my easter bunny post :(
 

Ruth M. (252)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 4:16 pm
We've got bird feeders up all year and the are well used! We've also go a hogatat for the hedgehogs but don't know if any have used it yet.
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 11:24 pm
Shared on Facebook.
 

Joy Wong (75)
Monday April 1, 2013, 1:59 am
Sadly noted.
 

Fi T. (16)
Monday April 1, 2013, 3:34 am
May they keep nourishing
 

Julia R. (290)
Monday April 1, 2013, 3:49 am
The public needs to do all they can to help keep these animals alive in such freezing temps.! Bird feeders, putting water out for these animals, and putting pet food out for hedgehogs can make such a difference for these animals. That is the only way that most of them can make it through such extremes in temp. Thanks Cher for this great information!
 

Dale O. (193)
Monday April 1, 2013, 3:57 am
Yes, weather can be unforgiving especially in areas that don't get a lot of cold weather, it can be devastating.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Monday April 1, 2013, 6:50 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 1, 2013, 8:24 am
Very sad. They should help their wildlife.
 

Emma S. (227)
Monday April 1, 2013, 9:27 am
Yes, it's very cold here in spite of the sun. I'm staying at my mum's at the moment - she and her husband have lots of bird feeders, and it's lovely to see so many species coming to visit.
 
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