In response to a question that has long racked the world’s collective brain — how do animals stay cool at the zoo during a heat wave!? — MSNBC has a long-awaited answer. Tigers eat popsicles made out of blood! “It’s kind of gross, but they like it,” said Diana Weinhardt, who supervises the Northern Trails exhibit at the Minnesota Zoo. Others get mouse popsicles! How adorable! Additionally, most zoos have some sort of air conditioned area for the animals, as well as outdoor pools. Zoo animals: Just like us, if we had really bad taste in food.
[MSNBC/Video from Urlesque]
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 22, 2011