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Cold weather kills wildlife

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013 in Climate change, Ecology, Landscape, Weather | 0 comments

Cold weather kills wildlife

In the UK, it has been the longest winter since 1962. We have also had a colder March than the previous months of December 2012, January 2013 and February 2103. Plus, in March 2013 we had the coldest optimum temperature since recordings began in 1910. So, should we worry about the effects, not only on us but also on nature and wildlife?  Hedgehogs When we first moved here, hedgehogs were a frequent visitor to our garden. They used to breed in our garden and congregate on our patio in the Summer months. However, hedgehogs are here no longer; they are no longer animals that are sighted by...

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