Lion at North Carolina Sanctuary Overheats and Dies During Heat Wave — KTLA

A lion named Sheba overheated and died at a sanctuary in North Carolina during last week’s heat wave across much of the eastern U.S., according to a Carolina Tiger Rescue Facebook post. (Credit: Carolina Tiger Rescue) The sanctuary in Pittsboro, North Carolina says Sheba was 17 years old and died from kidney and liver failure… via…

This Deer Just Trying to Stay Cool Did Some Laps in a Pool — TIME

Look, we’re all going through it with the summer heat wave. All of us: adults, children, dogs… deer. That’s certainly the case for one New Jersey woodland creature who decided to take a dip in a residential pool earlier this week, just chilling amongst the pool floaties in an apparent attempt to beat the all-consuming… via…