Bristol Zoo Birds Keep Cool Amid Heat Wave

Parrots and flamingos kept cool with frozen treats and bathing as sweltering summer heat settled over England’s Bristol Zoo Gardens.

The Met Office issued an extreme heat warning for parts of England. Local news reported Bristol saw its hottest day ever on July 18, recording a high temperature of 35.3 degrees Celsius (95.5 degrees Fahrenheit).

Videos posted by Bristol Zoo Gardens show keas – a large species of parrot from New Zealand – snacking on a frozen treat and flamingos cooling off in water. Credit: Bristol Zoo Gardens via Storyful

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