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Dublin: 19°C Tuesday 9 August 2022
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Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave

Lounging by the pool is an activity all mammals seem to enjoy.

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WHAT ARE SOME of your favourite ways to cool down? A refreshing ice pop? Maybe a dip in the pool?

Or how about a frozen slab of horse meat?

These are just some of the methods the keepers at Dublin Zoo use to keep the residents there cool and content.

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We popped in to meet Gerry Creighton, operations manager for animals and grounds, and see first-hand how the tigers, elephants, and orangutans stay cool.

Watch the full report above.

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