With the hot and humid temperatures gripping the Philadelphia region, it feels like the dog days of summer. Many people are trying to keep cool in air conditioned homes and swimming pools — but what about the pups?
The string of heat waves to hit the region this summer are pushing up demand for power. But, so far, they haven’t put a strain on the electrical network.
If you think it’s hot today, just imagine what it was like in 1776 with no air conditioning. “You didn’t go out in the noon sun unless you were are farmer or something like that.”
The city’s Heatline (215-765-9040) will be in operation from noon on Wednesday until midnight, and from 8:30 a.m. until midnight on Thursday.
In “Carnivore Kingdom” a family of giant otters were frolicking in their pool, enjoying cold fish and ice treats.