A Bangkok zoo keeps animals cool from the heat

A Bangkok zoo kept its animals cool from the summer heat by spraying water and feeding them iced-cold popsicles and yogurt on Thursday, April 30th.

Officials in Dusit Zoo fed animals some treats, made from fruits and syrup, along with frozen fish and yogurt in Thailand's hottest month.

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A chimpanzee drinks a sweet refreshment as it is sprayed with water on a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A child plays in a pool during a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 30, 2017. (Photo by Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A chimpanzee drinks cold fruit juice given by a zoo keeper during a hot day at Dusit Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 30, 2017. (Photo by Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A mahout sits on an elephant as they play in a pool during a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 30, 2017. (Photo by Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A Malayan sun bear licks a block of ice during a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 30, 2017. (Photo by Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A monkey eats a frozen fruit during a hot day at Dusit Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 30, 2017. (Photo by Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A mahout sits on an elephant as they play in a pool during a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 30, 2017. (Photo by Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
An Asian black bear sleeping a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 30, 2017. (Photo by Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A elephant eats a frozen fruit during a hot day at Dusit Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 30, 2017. (Photo by Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A Malayan sun bear licks a block of ice during a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
A mahout sits on an elephant as they play in a pool during a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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A zoo keeper said the heat at this time of year, especially March and April, can cause stress in animals

The zoo also cooled down its animals by setting up sprinklers, increasing shade and monitoring the animals closely.

Thailand Public Heath Ministry warned people to keep hydrated and remain inside to avoid heat stroke, which can be caused by the sweltering heat which can be as high as 107.6 Fahrenheit.

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