Ocean Heat Wave Off U.S. West Coast Could Badly Disrupt Marine Life, Scientists Say — TIME

(SEATTLE) — Federal scientists said Thursday they are monitoring a new ocean heat wave off the U.S. West Coast, a development that could badly disrupt marine life including salmon, whales and sea lions. The expanse of unusually warm water stretches from Alaska to California, researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday. It…

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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…

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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…

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