We are deep in the “dog days of summer,” the name given to the most sultry period of summer, traditionally considered from early July to mid-August. Our dog Shaggy is glad we decided to pitch our tent in the air-conditioned living room instead of outdoors. Especially since his summer cut has already grown out and he needs to get to the groomer stat. How are other animals handling the heat? Let’s take a look…
Giraffe Knows Heat Rises
We all know heat rises, and so does this giraffe. Perhaps she figures she can cool off if she keeps her neck down. Or maybe the heat has drained her strength and she just can’t even hold it up any more. It is a LONG one! At least she’s found a shady spot, though I doubt that big rock is providing any cool relief in the 100+ degree temperatures.