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▪️Flood Warning for West Kootenay including the Slocan River, Salmo River & surrounding tributaries
▪️Flood Watch for East Kootenay including the Moyie River & surrounding tributaries. More details: http://ow.ly/Bm0Z50zV2tg #BCFlood

Our thoughts also go out to those animals and humans affected by The Taal Volcano, Phillipines. 😥 https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/17/asia/taal-volcano-philippines-fatal-attraction-intl-hnk/index.html

Newfoundland: States of emergency declared, vehicles ordered off the roads https://www.theweathernetwork.com/ca/amp/news/article/atlantic-canada-major-winter-storm-significant-snow-blizzard-conditions-for-newfoundland?exception=true&cust_params=country%3Dca%26orientation%3Dportrait%26b%3D%26current_hour%3D11%26appVersion%3D7.4%26homecity%3DCAAB0234%26g%3D0%26newscat%3Dweather%26contviewed%3D2%26aam%3Dsuccess1%2Csuccess2%2C5797323%2C6424003%2C6825042%2C6825052%2C6825059%2C8218759%2C9037245%2C9353785%2C9501297%2C10039507%2C10546536%2C10593942%2C10593977%2C10594037%2C10933174%2C10932948%2C10878638%2C10982780%2C10988666%2C10988655%2C11176566%2C11176566%2C11505119%2C12193932%2C12405599%2C12527255%2C12753231%2C12752984%2C13245430%2C13245441%2C13289560%2C13289566%2C13289750%2C13289723%2C13292591%2C13292601%2C13293329%2C13293330%2C13293332%2C13293364%2C13293367%2C13568516%2C13575431%2C13758261%2C13758253%2C13960304%2C14078463%2C14415318%2C14480181%2C14541903%2C14831460%2C15159752%2C3921803%2C3921803%2C15267114%2C15319918%2C15319931%2C15373260%2C15558690%2C15558696%2C15935829%2C15970122%2C15970147%2C16083841%2C16542602%2C16543356%2C16660025%2C16673429%2C16745408%2C16765564%2C16803530%2C16971109%2C16971126%2C17092851%26platform%3DAndroidPhoneApp%26dud%3D03%2C06%2C09%2C12%2C15%26newsid%3DbM3zPNz34bGyLbQs4GeTf%26locationname%3Dokotoks-ca.ab%26redesign_platform%3DAndroidPhoneApp%26province%3Dab%26prsize%3D400x300%26location%3DCAAB0234%26postal%3DT1S%26country%3Dca%26rainacclt%3D0%26pollen%3D%26sat_temp%3D-20%26sun_cond%3Dsunny%26cond%3Dcloudy%26snowacclt%3D3%26locationname%3Dokotoks-ca.ab%26precip%3DNO_PRECIP%26province%3Dab%26swo_risk_type%3D%26snowaccst%3D0%26humidity%3D69%26warning%3Dtrue%26swo_risk_level%3D1%26bug_deer_fly%3D5%26uvdata%3D0%26sun_temp%3D0%26bug_mosquito%3D5%26temp%3D-26%26bug_black_fly%3D5%26sat_cond%3Dsunny%26visibility%3D9%26feelslike%3D-26%26pressure%3D102%26flu%3Dmedium%26windspeed%3D0%26location%3Dcaab0234%26rainaccst%3D0&prsize=400x300&iu=/19849159/MobileApps-TWN/en-CA/news

Happy story to follow the sad. https://www.sbs.com.au/news/tales-of-wombat-bushfire-heroes-have-gone-viral-they-re-not-entirely-accurate

Deceased platypus estimated to be in the thousands | video https://www.winghamchronicle.com.au/story/6581369/deceased-platypus-estimated-to-be-in-the-thousands-video/

He makes an excellent point! As animal lovers we just want to help because we care, but a good responder knows that too many trying to help causes more problems. Unless you are asked to attend once you've... https://www.facebook.com/840394716128427/posts/1440813306086562/

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