SAN ANTONIO – As the heat breaks records this summer, caretakers at the San Antonio Zoo are working to keep the animals cool.
Zoo keepers prepared ice treats and water activities for animals feeling the heat.
Photos shared by the zoo show a variety of animals swimming and enjoying a nice water stream.
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Did someone say popsicles? Animals at the Zoo also kept cool with frozen ice in a variety of shapes and flavors.
Lastly, just as some treat themselves to a mud bath, rhinos stayed cool at the Zoo by creating a mud coat.
Rhinos often are seen rolling around in the mud to create the protective “mud coat” not only to stay cool but to stop insects from biting them, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature.
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