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Beat The Heat

Zoos across Europe treat their animals with some delicious frozen treats to cool in scorching heat

August 07, 2018

Orangutan Linda carries her five-months-old daughter Lintang as she eats an ice bomb made from frozen apple sauce in the zoo in Rostock, Germany.

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An elephant takes a bath to cool down in the Tierpark zoo when temperatures reached 34 degrees Celsius (93 F) in Berlin, Germany.

AP Photo/Miriam Karout

Polar bear Tonja eats an ice bomb made from frozen fruits and water in the Tierpark zoo when temperatures reached 34 degrees Celsius (93 F) in Berlin, Germany.

AP Photo/Miriam Karout

Two jackass penguins enjoy a swim in the zoo Kronberg near Frankfurt, Germany.

AP Photo/Michael Probst

2-year old western lowland gorilla Ajabu reaches for ice cream, prepared from fruits, for the gorillas to cool down during a heat wave at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic.

AP Photo/Petr David Josek

Western lowland gorilla Richard licks ice cream, prepared from fruits, for the gorillas to cool down during a heat wave at Prague Zoo, Czech Republic.

AP Photo/Petr David Josek

A baboon, right, cools off with ice cubes containing mint juice at the Zoo of Vincennes in Paris, France.

AP Photo/Michel Euler

An eared seal cools off with an ice cube containing frozen fish at the Zoo of Vincennes in Paris France.

AP Photo/Michel Euler

An eared seal cools off with an ice cube containing frozen fish at the Zoo of Vincennes in Paris France.

AP Photo/Michel Euler

A Puma cools off with an ice cube containing frozen meat juice at the Zoo of Vincennes in Paris France. Hot air from Africa is bringing a new heatwave to Europe, prompting health warnings about Sahara Desert dust and exceptionally high temperatures that are forecast to peak at 47 degrees Celsius (116.6 Fahrenheit) in some southern areas.

AP Photo/Michel Euler

Squirrel Monkeys enjoy ice treats made with nuts and berries at London Zoo in London.

AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth

A gorilla cools off with an ice treat, at London Zoo as as the summer heatwave continues, in London. A heatwave has hit parts of Britain this week with temperatures reaching 30 degrees centigrade.

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