Stay cool! Popsicles do the trick as temperatures soar at animal park

The lollipops, which are given to lemurs, are made from foods that make up their normal diet, including pears and carrots.

Other animals, like Tamanduas, are treated with fresh watermelon to keep them hydrated.

Chris Kibbey, assistant animal manager at Burford Park, Oxfordshire, told the BBC: ‘With a heatwave forecast, it’s important animals have access to shade and water at all times. . »

“It’s a good opportunity for keepers to use their enrichment skills to make sure all the animals can cool off in an original way. »

Mr Kibbey also said keepers also ensure all animals have access to adequate shade and plenty of water at all times.

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