Hares suffer from abnormally warm weather

12:51, 08 December 2008
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 They cannot hide from predators

Hares have suffered most of all thw wild animals from the abnormally warm and late winter, Newsru reports.

“Out of all the wild animals, a warm beginning of the winter without any snow caused the biggest problems for hares, who changed their gray fur for white late in November”, Ihor Medvedev, scientists of “Derezinskiy biosphere reserve, told journalists.

According to him, due to the lack of snow, hares can be easily noticed on the dark ground by birds of prey.

I.Medvedev also disclosed that due to the warm weather, some badgers, who went into hibernation a month ago, have waked up.

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