Ice could harm wildlife more than the cold
Most wildlife should be able to weather the recent arctic blast just fine, but some species could have difficulty finding food because freezing rain encased their food source in ice.
The latest blast of winter weather is “stressing wildlife earlier than in past years,” said Cory Netland, Department of Natural Resources wildlife supervisor in New London.
“There’s definitely going to be some critters suffering from this,” he said.
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