The recent cold weather has had an effect on every living creature in Leon County. The human population has pulled out the heavy clothes and prepared for the power bill tripling.
The forest creatures also sought a warm, safe spot too, but without the option of artificial heat. Likely selections included burrows, bedding in wind shielded spots, and tree hollows, all of which can be found in local wild areas.
The next issue was finding food to stay warm from the inside and maintain energy. Again, people have the advantage of numerous local choices ranging from the quick and greasy to the trendy and stylish.
The wild animals and birds have fewer options dispersed over a much wider area. Unlike menu options as dining spots, when the wild food sources are gone they are gone until the next season.
One genus of native plants is still displaying its brilliant seasonal tones, indicating…