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Animals Beat The Heat In Australia With Cold Treats

Temperatures are expected to reach as high as 109 degrees around Sydney on January 8. At the Taronga Zoo, animals are given popsicles and showers to keep cool.

1. This is an African Lion named Kuchani.

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2. To cool down she is given an ice milk block.

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3. She likes her dessert.

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4. A lot.

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5. This is a Brazilian tapir.

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Here it is drinking ice cold water.

6. Here it is getting a freezing cold shower.

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7. Happy tapir.

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8. Shaking off.

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9. These two zebras are named Zuri and Zibier.

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Here the zebras cool off with a block of frozen carrots.

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10. Yum.

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