Thursday, December 16, 2010

Spate of cold-related deaths in Chicago
In the past two weeks, bitterly cold weather has taken the lives of several homeless Chicago residents.
Barn owls starving to death in big freeze as food becomes scarce | Mail Online
Barn owls are starving to death because of the cold weather, a wildlife charity has said.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds said the numerous death reports it has received could have 'serious conservation implications'.

Freezing conditions make finding food almost impossible so the birds were dying of starvation in their roosts.
Man, 90, dies of hypothermia after spending night outside - | Charleston, SC | News, Weather, Sports
WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Frigid temperatures brought tragedy to a neighborhood in Williamsburg County when a 90-year-old man froze to death in his front yard overnight.
UK: Railway man froze to death - Hartlepool Mail
A POST mortem examination has revealed that a man found next to a railway line died as a result of hypothermia.

No comments: