Cow-Killing Heat

California's record heat isn't only killing people, as Clara notes; it's also doing a number on livestock. Cows are dying...

| Wed Jul. 26, 2006 3:02 PM EDT

California's record heat isn't only killing people, as Clara notes; it's also doing a number on livestock. Cows are dying by the dozens - so many, in fact, that local rendering plants can't even keep up, leaving carcasses rotting in farmers' fields. That'll make for a nice visual in the sequel to "An Inconvenient Truth".