Melting Ice - Snow on a frozen lake reflects light, allowing the lake to stay frozen. When the snow melts, the ice acts like glass in a greenhouse, warming the lake water and melting the ice from the bottom up.
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Light Foot - Wolves have slightly webbed toes that give them an advantage when hunting heavier hoofed prey, such as elk or deer, in the snow. They attack at nightfall, when cooler temperatures create a snow crust, which their paws are less likely to fall through.
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