Global Cooling great for polar bears, but birds stressed by the cold weather January 11, 2009Posted by honestclimate in Global Cooling.
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Global Cooling great for polar bears, but birds stressed by the cold weather
By the blogowner, honestclimate, January 11, 2009
The weather across Europe may be more akin to the Arctic, but at least one resident of the Berlin Zoo is enjoying the icy temperatures.
Berlin’s legendary polar bear, Knut, was in his element in the snow and ice, playing ball with zoo visitors and wandering around his enclosure.
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Birds stressed by cold weather
Important feeding areas have been frozen over since Christmas
Wintering birds on the Somerset Levels are under stress due to the prolonged cold weather and the public are being asked not to disturb them.
Natural England is asking people to stay away from lakes and riverbanks so that the birds can conserve their energy and are not forced into flight.
Birds such as ducks, swans and waders have been unable to feed and roost due to the frozen ground.
Voluntary restraint on licensed shooting has also been requested.
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