Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Mexico: 65 zoo animals dead as cold front sweeps through

Mexico | Zoo Animals | Dead
Sixty-five animals died at a zoo in northern Mexico over the weekend as a cold front swept through the area, CNN reports. A 6-month old monkey, parrots, crocodiles and peacocks were among the dead.

Temperatures at the Chihuahua Zoo dropped as low as 5 degrees Fahrenheit early Saturday morning, killing about 10 percent of the zoo's animals. Chihuahua is experiencing the coldest weather in 60 years.

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