How do wild animals die?
December 19, 2019
It is a very sad fact that all living creatures die, even the giant Sequoia trees of the western coast. The wild animals of our forest and mountains face death every day. It should be no surprise that harsh winters, when there is over 200 inches of snow with 48 inches on the ground for three months is the biggest killer of all.
The severe cold and the deep snow ensures that no wild animal dies of "old age." Many starve and freeze to death. I find this to be appalling but there is absolutely nothing that can be done about it. We cannot stop the snow from falling and we cannot control the te...