How Flooding Also Affected South Florida’s Animals

While some animals sought shelter from rain or higher ground from flooding, others took this time to explore new territory that their natural habitats might not allow.

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Broward Sheriff's Office
A kitten crawled into the grille of an SUV to seek shelter from the torrential downpours in South Florida.
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Broward Sheriff's Office
A kitten crawled into the grille of an SUV to seek shelter from the torrential downpours in South Florida.
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Broward Sheriff's Office
Broward Sheriff's responders rescued a soaking wet kitten that sought shelter from rain in the grille of an SUV.
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NBC 6
NBC 6 chopper footage shows a lone cow was isolated by flood waters from the rest its herd of cattle at a field in Davie.
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NBC 6
Cattle are seen gathered on a small patch of land peeking though flood waters in a field in Davie.
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Jerry Otero
An NBC 6 viewer sent this photo of a large snake slithering through flood waters at an apartment complex in Weston.
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NBC 6
A close up shot of a drenched possum atop a fence seeking higher ground from flood waters in Plantation Acres.
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NBC 6
A group of chickens found shelter from the rain and growing flood waters in Davie.
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NBC 6
Several chickens from a coup in Davie are seen drying off and warming up in a bathtub after being found neck-deep in water.
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NBC 6
This isn't a lake or pond, it's the flooded football field at American Heritage School in Plantation with dozens of small fish swimming around.
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Broward Sheriff's Office
Broward Sheriff's Office tweeted this photo of a tortoise that stopped traffic while seeking higher ground in Weston.
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