For those who haven't stepped outside in the past two months, it's been a freakishly warm winter. Now it's cooled down so everyone can enjoy their favorite hobby of complaining about the weather, but for some inhabitants of Earth, the El Niño had a lasting impact beyond the ability to wear a mini-skirt in December.

Squirrels went big on their holiday bulk and got wicked fat this winter.

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Wildlife expert Iolo Williams explained to the BBC that many squirrels, as well as mice and birds, put on a few extra pounds this year because the warm weather led to an increase in the amount of available food.  

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Sources: Buzzfeed | BBC