Extreme heat, drought putting Missouri wildlife in danger

Wednesday, July 4, 2012 | 3:05 p.m. CDT; updated 11:21 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 28, 2012

COLUMBIA — Missouri residents trying to escape the heat aren't the only ones affected by unusually hot temperatures and persistent drought conditions. According to wildlife experts, animals big and small are being negatively affected by this year's record-breaking weather.