Wednesday 19 December 2018

8 pictures of animals which don’t seem all that happy to be in the snow

And one dog who is loving it.

Winter weather Dec 29
Winter weather Dec 29

By Nicola Irwin

Parts of northern England and Scotland woke up to thick blankets of snow on Friday morning after Britain saw one of the coldest nights of the year.

And while off-work adults and children got to play in the snow and create an army of snowmen, some animals weren’t all that impressed with the drop in temperatures.

Like…

These horses in a snow-covered field in Loxley in north Sheffield.

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Two horses in a snow field near Sheffield
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A man walks past two horses in a snow-covered field in Loxley in north Sheffield (Edward Higgens/PA)

These chilly Highland cattle by the A66 in Durham.

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Highland cattle in the snow by the A66 in Durham after Britain saw one of the coldest nights of the year with temperatures falling to minus 12.3C at Loch Glascarnoch in the Scottish Highlands overnight and heavy snow expected over part of the north of England.
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These sheep in a field near Chesterfield.

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And, of course, camels in Richmond, North Yorkshire.

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But for dogs, the snow was just another opportunity to look cute…

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Winter weather Dec 29th 2017

Temperatures dropped to to minus 12.3C at Loch Glascarnoch in the Scottish Highlands overnight on December 28/29 while most parts of the UK dipped below freezing.

More of the white stuff is forecast along with winds of up to 70mph. The heaviest snowfall of 5cm-10cm is expected in parts of northern England, with up to 15cm over higher ground.

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