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Man finds fox frozen in Swedish lake
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Posted on 01/24/2014 7:54:11 PM PST by ClaytonP

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Glacier fox: Animal becomes latest to freeze solid in Scandinavia's lakes, following fish and moose

The grisly find was made recently by 26-year-old Jeffer Sandström, who was hesitant himself as to whether skating on a lake in Jönköping was a good idea.

 
"Temperatures had been below zero for several days, so I figured it was strong enough for a skate," he told The Local, adding that the ice was likely between three and five centimetres thick
 
After a few hours of skating "with the odd cracking sound here and there", the Swede made a macabre discovery. 
 
IN PICTURES: Photos of the frozen fox
 
"I saw something out of the corner of my eye and thought 'What's that?' I figured it was junk someone had thrown in the lake," he explained.
 
"But when I went to investigate I saw it was a fox stuck in the ice. I'd never seen anything like it before."
 
Sandström admitted to feeling sorry for the fox, and added that the wild animal appeared to have fallen through thin ice and ended up swimming. 
 
The Swede didn't hang around to find out whether the fox may had had company during its fatal winter swim.
 
"I just thought 'Whoops, it's time to go home'. If a fox can get it wrong, then so can I," he told

The Local. 

 
The incident is not the first time an animal has frozen solid in Scandinavian ice. In Norway an elk and a whole school of fish have been found and photographed after they met their end in thin ice.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: climatechange; globalcooling; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax

1 posted on 01/24/2014 7:54:11 PM PST by ClaytonP
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To: ClaytonP

What does the fox say?

Nothing. It’s dead.


2 posted on 01/24/2014 7:54:55 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?)...R.I.P.)
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To: ClaytonP

Be careful out there.


3 posted on 01/24/2014 7:55:12 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: ClaytonP

The quick brown fox . . . was not quick enough.


4 posted on 01/24/2014 7:55:46 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (Meanwhile, the lazy dog lives.)
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To: ClaytonP

Sad. Poor animal.


5 posted on 01/24/2014 7:56:30 PM PST by ottbmare (the OTTB mare, now a proud Marine Mom)
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To: RichInOC

Foxy frost quakes??


6 posted on 01/24/2014 7:58:22 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: ClaytonP

Ring ring ring ring ring a ding ding.. What does the fox say?
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jofNR_WkoCE


7 posted on 01/24/2014 7:58:29 PM PST by BRK
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To: ClaytonP

It never broke 75 degrees here today. Cold can be a bitch.


8 posted on 01/24/2014 8:08:27 PM PST by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: BRK; RichInOC

9 posted on 01/24/2014 8:13:53 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: RichInOC

[ What does the fox say? ]

Brr-rr-r-r-r-r-r-r-rrrrrrr-—rrrrr-rrrrr.....


10 posted on 01/24/2014 8:15:11 PM PST by GraceG
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To: GeronL

LOL!


11 posted on 01/24/2014 8:15:16 PM PST by doc1019
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To: ClaytonP

We all know Jeremiah Johnson found Hatchet Jack froze to a tree. He’d been living with a female panther up on the Mussellshell River. She never did get used to him.


12 posted on 01/24/2014 8:15:42 PM PST by dainbramaged (Windage and elevation, Mrs. Langdon; windage and elevation.)
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To: ottbmare

I agree with you. I know I don’t want to freeze or drown, and anybody treating this as a “funny” is a sick individual.


13 posted on 01/24/2014 8:15:50 PM PST by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: ClaytonP

Swedish Foxes

14 posted on 01/24/2014 8:15:59 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Shadowstrike

Exactly! ...but, this is why I like these threads. It exposes the emotionally detached idiots who are also unfunny. Good thing to take note of.


15 posted on 01/24/2014 8:29:28 PM PST by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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Global warming my ass.


16 posted on 01/24/2014 8:32:09 PM PST by The Right wing Infidel
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To: ClaytonP

Our Swede was lucky. He thought the ice was “likely” 3 to 5 cm thick? And heard occasional cracking sounds as he skated along?


17 posted on 01/24/2014 8:34:00 PM PST by Paul R. (We are in a break in an Ice Age. A brief break at that...)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Check out RonRon the fox.
18 posted on 01/24/2014 8:34:09 PM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: ottbmare

I agree. Poor animal.


19 posted on 01/24/2014 8:34:52 PM PST by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg

He’s a happy fox!


20 posted on 01/24/2014 8:44:00 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: ottbmare

poor thing....


21 posted on 01/24/2014 8:45:14 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: Slings and Arrows

He said, “Global Warming my Ass.”


22 posted on 01/24/2014 8:52:29 PM PST by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!!!!)
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To: ClaytonP

Firefox has frozen...


23 posted on 01/24/2014 8:53:26 PM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: ClaytonP

Poor critter. I don’t think this is what Monty Python had in mind when they suggest we “see the løveli lakes and mani interesting furry animals.”

Including the Majestic Møøse...


24 posted on 01/24/2014 8:59:48 PM PST by DemforBush (A Repo Man is *always* intense.)
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To: ClaytonP

OK. I feel for the fox, but here is the mole:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyrJeJAQS6k

One of the best songs ever recorded!


25 posted on 01/24/2014 9:26:38 PM PST by Fungi
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To: ClaytonP

The foxes’ last thoughts: Damn you Al Gore!


26 posted on 01/24/2014 9:48:43 PM PST by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: RichInOC

I watched that video, heard the song so many were raving about a few weeks ago; ‘What Does The Fox Say?’. My conclusion is that has to be one of the most annoying songs I have ever heard in my life, in any language! Different strokes for different folks, right?


27 posted on 01/24/2014 10:10:22 PM PST by lee martell
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To: dainbramaged

Did we pass a gas station?
No, but the fox did, squeeze him again,
maybe he’ll pasa another one....


28 posted on 01/24/2014 10:23:19 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: dainbramaged
We all know Jeremiah Johnson found Hatchet Jack froze to a tree. He’d been living with a female panther up on the Mussellshell River. She never did get used to him.

He kilt the bar what done kilt him.

29 posted on 01/24/2014 10:36:59 PM PST by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: RichInOC
What does the fox say?

I was waiting for that - didn't expect it to be the first post!

30 posted on 01/25/2014 12:24:09 AM PST by PGR88
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To: ClaytonP

Someday I hope to see a pic of the Obama-phone woman stuck in a lake.


31 posted on 01/25/2014 12:41:25 AM PST by Lockbar ("WWVTID?": What Would Vlad The Impaler Do?)
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To: Shadowstrike
I agree with you. I know I don’t want to freeze or drown, and anybody treating this as a “funny” is a sick individual.

It's called dark or black humor. NO one wants to freeze or drown. Doctors, ambulance drivers, police, morticians, and people who are on FR joke about death. We do that to relieve the discomfort and stress of picturing ourselves or loved ones in that very situation.

Have you ever heard of people laughing hysterically upon seeing a dead miner being brought to the surface when they realized it was not their loved one?

Have you ever been to an Irish wake? After a sad start, people eventually get around to joking about old Jimmy (pronounced "Shimmy") wanting to die because he heard the whiskey in heaven was much better that that on earth. And it its free. And there's old Jimmy in the coffin smilin' away.

Did you hear what the fox frozen in the ice said to his friends? "Hey, y'all, hold muh beer and I'll show you how to walk on thin ice."

32 posted on 01/25/2014 3:52:42 AM PST by Right Wing Assault
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To: ClaytonP

3cm = 1.18”
5cm = 1.96”

He was stupid to try and very lucky that he lived.


33 posted on 01/25/2014 4:31:46 AM PST by minnesota_bound
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To: ClaytonP

“The incident is not the first time an animal has frozen solid in Scandinavian ice....”

I’m quite certain that this has only been happening for millions of years.


34 posted on 01/25/2014 4:59:23 AM PST by FAA
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To: ClaytonP
grisly

Grisly? The writer is too far removed from their Viking heritage.

35 posted on 01/25/2014 5:20:45 AM PST by csvset
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To: mountn man

It appears to me the healthiest of these foxes are the ones with less OJ in their glasses. OJ obviously is good for you!


36 posted on 01/25/2014 5:31:05 AM PST by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Polish wakes are much sadder; we have a different viewpoint when it comes to beverage service in the afterlife: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_tVkkoeVmc


37 posted on 01/25/2014 6:34:18 AM PST by Stosh
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To: Stosh

Cleveland area boys! Chardon, snow capital of Ohio!

Even though I’m Irish, I grew up watching local Frankie Yankovic on the TV since my dad loved to polka. Irish Dad was definitely Polish when it came to beer. He drank a lot of it here! My job was to answer the call when he said, “Get me another,” as he listened to the Indians lose on the radio.


38 posted on 01/25/2014 9:12:25 AM PST by Right Wing Assault
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To: FAA

IN the Gulag Archipelago, Solzhenitsyn writes about one group of residents of a Gulag who come across a frozen river filled with per-historic fish.

The men were so hungry, they dug up the river, chipped off the ice and ate the fish whole.

It can happen and stay happened for a long time


39 posted on 01/25/2014 10:50:18 AM PST by Conan the Librarian (The Best in Life is to crush my enemies, see them driven before me, and the Dewey Decimal System)
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To: Right Wing Assault

The big problem is that there’s been too much “dark or black humor” going on on FR at least for my taste.

Sometimes things just aren’t funny “regular OR dark humor”, and I reserve the right to say something about it.


40 posted on 01/25/2014 8:49:42 PM PST by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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