UK heatwave: Animals cool off at Oxfordshire wildlife park – BBC

Ring-tailed lemurs at Cotswold Wildlife Park were treated to frozen smoothies and frozen fruit lollies.
Meerkats at the park demolish a refreshing watermelon.
Tamandua, Ori and Titi, ripped open a watermelon with their claws and stuck their long noses in.
Binturong Dobby makes short work of a slice.
Red Bellied Lemurs enjoy rainbow frozen smoothies made using their normal diet – berries, pear and even carrot.
Who doesn’t like a cold shower on a hot day? Emus Monty and Margo laid on the ground to soak up the refreshing spray.
A Binturong enjoying a pear, banana and strawberry frozen ice block.
Pebble preening and cooling down by the Penguin pool waterfall.
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At a glance
Keepers at Cotswold Wildlife Park, Oxfordshire are making sure the animals under their care are kept cool in the heatwave
Many are being treated to iced snacks, made from ingredients in their normal diet, including berries, pears and carrots
Saturday is expected to be the hottest day of the year
Heat-health alerts have been upgraded to amber for much of England
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