Sounds Of The City: Keeping Zoo Animals Cool For The Summer

By Jaye McAuliffe
Published: Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:03pm

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Keeper Monica Uhl sprays Asian elephant Reba with cool water at the Phoenix Zoo. The elephants prefer temperatures around 80 degrees.

Listen to Tara Sprankle and Monica Uhl cooling off elephants and baby flamingos at the Phoenix Zoo.

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A group of greater flamingo chicks cool off in a pool at the Phoenix Zoo. They bathe in the pool once a day.

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