Temperatures in Houston, Texas dropped to freezing levels in December to a level so cold that wildlife suffered.
From Dec. 22 temperatures dropped from 58º to an unusual 15º the very next day.
It was so shocking to the city's Mexican free-tailed bats that were hanging under Houston's Waugh Drive Bridge that they fell 15 to 30 feet to the pavement below, the New York Times.
And temperatures in December in Houston can reach above 80º.
A total of 1,544 bats were rescued in the Houston area as freezing temperatures hit.