30 Jun '15, 5am

#SingaporeZoo residents stay cool, amid rising temperatures. Here's how:

SINGAPORE: With temperatures rising in the Republic, Singapore Zoo’s residents have taken steps to keep themselves cool. Here are some of their innovative ways at shielding themselves from the harsh glare of the sun: Satria, the Sumatran orang utan, takes refuge under a gunny sack - sparking a possible fashion trend in the process. (Photo: Wildlife Reserves Singapore) Omar the white tiger splashes around, which is cooling and therapeutic as well. (Photo: Wildlife Reserves Singapore) White rhinoceros, Bora, takes a mud bath. This helps it keep cool and parasite-free. (Photo: WIldlife Reserves Singapore) Asian elephants Jati and Gambir. Jati keeps cool with a plus-sized popsicle. (Photo: Wildlife Reserves Singapore) Two pygmy hippopotamuses frolic in the water, oblivious to the heat outside. (Photo: Wildlife Reserves Singapore) A pride of Asiatic lions peer out after nightfa...

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