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Ice cream keeps Rio zoo animals cool in heatwave

Discussion in 'Yahoo News: Zoos' started by RSS, 14 Jan 2015.

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    Ice cream, fruit and copious helpings of frozen meat helped keep the sweltering inhabitants of Rio's zoo cool Tuesday as temperatures soared. Chimpanzee Paulinho, 30, bagged two ice creams before bounding off to seek shade, while orangutan Else, 35, and her daughter Tanga, 20, gobbled an assortment of fruit. Carla the elephant wolfed down 50 kilos (110 pounds) of ice cream dragged in by her ... More...