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Heat Wave / Animals #969699

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The fourth day of the heat wave introduced; scenes & temperature map shown,

(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) Extreme measures to deal with the heat & prevent power failures reviewed; scenes shown from New York City, from Baltimore where a nursing home had no air conditioning & a stalled New Jersey train. [In subway, WOMAN; power company's John MIKSAD†; MAN; in Boston, EnerNOC chairman Tim HEALY† - comment on aspects of the heat & dealing with it.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: Linsey Davis) Ways to cool off zoo animals & pets in the heat featured; scenes shown of panda, lions & polar bears. [Zoo New England president John LINEHAN†- talks about blood popsicles for lions.] [Philadelphia ZOOKEEPER - talks frozen fish for polar bears.] [Mt. Airy Animal Hospital Dr. Crystal LAUDERDALE†- cites a dog's heat stroke.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Alfonsi, Sharyn;
Davis, Linsey

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