Wednesday, April 11, 2007

The Gore Effect™ strikes again

Sea otter victims this time. Too much ice in Alaska for them to handle.

Seattle Times
ANCHORAGE — An unbudging sheath of sea ice has blocked off the waters where the Alaska Peninsula's sea otters forage, forcing the starving animals inland on a search for food and making them easy prey for wolves and humans.

Some otters have waddled or slid on their bellies for several miles onto the tundra near Port Heiden, where they have been attacked by dogs, killed for their pelts or have died of malnourishment[...]
H/T Tim Blair

1 comment:

BostonMaggie said...

Just seeing the word/name "Gore" drives me insane now.