Contest #3: AVALANCHE!!!
Must be completed by Friday, January 25th
During this week on the island, disaster strikes. While all four of the remaining creatures are out calmly looking for food and playing games with one another, they hear a sudden rumble in the midst. The rumbling sound grows louder by the minute, until they realize: An avalanche has begun at the largest mountain on the island, and will soon be reaching their homes.
An avalanche (also called a snowslide or snowslip) is a rapid flow of snow down a slope, that results from a mechanical failure in the snowpack when the forces on the snow exceed its strength. After initiation, avalanches usually accelerate rapidly and grow in mass and volume as they entrain more snow. [...] In mountainous terrain, avalanches are among the most serious objective hazards to life and property, with their destructive capability resulting from their potential to carry enormous masses of snow at high speeds. (source)Will they make it to safety? Or be buried and frozen in the snow? Tune in this week to find out!