Alright, thanks for the help everyone. If anyone else has suggestions or experiences, feel free to post.
I'll try placing it under a kind of covered lid with ice-filled containers during the night as suggested.....*sigh* just one more little thing to add to the business of my life.
"And this is what happened, and this is why the caribou and the wolf are one; for the caribou feeds the wolf, but it is the wolf that keeps the caribou strong."
— Farley Mowat