Zoo animals cool down with ice blocks in SA

South Australia is sweltering through a heatwave for the third consecutive day, so zoo keepers have a come up with a clever (and super cute) way to help the animals cool down at Adelaide Zoo.

In between enjoying sprinklers, water misters and wading pools, many of the animals are staying cool by licking ice blocks.

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It’s hoped the ice blocks (which are much larger than the ones us humans typically consume) will help prevent the animals from heat stress.

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