In photos: Zoo animals find their own ways to beat the heat

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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. (Chaiwat Subprasom / REUTERS)

A chimpanzee drinks a sweet refreshment as it is sprayed with water on a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. (Chaiwat Subprasom / REUTERS)

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Two monkeys are observed by visitors on a sunny and warm spring day at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen. (Martin Meissner / AP)

Two monkeys are observed by visitors on a sunny and warm spring day at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen. (Martin Meissner / AP)

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A Malayan sun bear licks a block of ice during a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. (Chaiwat Subprasom / REUTERS)

A Malayan sun bear licks a block of ice during a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. (Chaiwat Subprasom / REUTERS)

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A giraffe family dining straw cake on a sunny warm spring day at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Martin Meissner / AP)

A giraffe family dining straw cake on a sunny warm spring day at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Martin Meissner / AP)

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A young Chinese crocodile lizard sits on the hand of an employee of the Dresden Zoo. in Dresden, eastern Germany. (Sebastian Kahnert / AP)

A young Chinese crocodile lizard sits on the hand of an employee of the Dresden Zoo. in Dresden, eastern Germany. (Sebastian Kahnert / AP)

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A mahout sits on an elephant as they play in a pool during a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. (Chaiwat Subprasom / REUTERS)

A mahout sits on an elephant as they play in a pool during a hot day at Dusit zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. (Chaiwat Subprasom / REUTERS)

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A suricate takes a sunbath on a sunny warm spring day at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Martin Meissner / AP)

A suricate takes a sunbath on a sunny warm spring day at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Martin Meissner / AP)

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Zoo visitor Anna watches polar bear Milana playing in her pool with a plastic canister at the zoo in Hanover, central Germany. (Ole Spata / AFP)

Zoo visitor Anna watches polar bear Milana playing in her pool with a plastic canister at the zoo in Hanover, central Germany. (Ole Spata / AFP)

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