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PHOTOS: Animals keep cool at Brookfield Zoo

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Credit: Jim Schulz/Chicago Zoological Society Credit: Jim Schulz/Chicago Zoological Society

With temperatures once again heading into the 90s Thursdays, the Animal Programs staff at Brookfield Zoo helped the animals keep cool.

Thanks to a generous donation by Lang Ice, the sloth bears, polar bears, and grizzly bears received blocks of ice, topped with some the animals' favorite treats—corn syrup and fruit. Additionally, keepers made smaller blocks of ice with beef bones for the lions.

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