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Zoo animals keep cool in heat wave

Animals at Himeji Central Park zoo in Japan did are doing all they can to stay cool as a heat wave continues to rise temperatures in many parts of Japan.

Zoo animals keep cool in heat wave
A tiger rests under the shade of a tree in sweltering heat at Himeji Central Park on July 23, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. Heat wave continues in many parts of Japan. (Getty Images)
Zoo animals keep cool in heat wave
A polar bear cools down by playing with fruit served in ice blocks during a swim in his enclosure at Himeji Zoo on July 23, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. Heat wave continues in many parts of Japan. (Getty Images)
Zoo animals keep cool in heat wave
A polar bear cools down by playing with fruit served in ice blocks during a swim in his enclosure at Himeji Zoo on July 23, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. Heat wave continues in many parts of Japan. (Getty Images)
Zoo animals keep cool in heat wave
Two lions rest under the shade of a tree in sweltering heat at Himeji Central Park on July 23, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. Heat wave continues in many parts of Japan. (Getty Images)
Zoo animals keep cool in heat wave
Two polar bears cool down by playing with fruit served in ice blocks during a swim in their enclosure at Himeji Zoo on July 23, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. Heat wave continues in many parts of Japan. (Getty Images)
Zoo animals keep cool in heat wave
A polar bear cools down by playing with fruit served in ice blocks during a swim in his enclosure at Himeji Zoo on July 23, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. Heat wave continues in many parts of Japan. (Getty Images)