Cooling Trends: How Zoo Animals Beat the Heat
In the wild, animals have adapted to the weather patterns of their natural habitats, from sweltering Summers to bone-chilling Winters. But for zoo animals, it's not as easy as relying on their genetic makeup. So what's a polar bear to do under that thick arctic coat when the Summer heat cranks up to maximum? Zoos and animals around the world have come up with a tactic or two to help their residents stay cool as a cucumber when the temperatures are hot as a jalapeño!