Hippo, Owl, and Rhino Get Hosed Down at Aussie Zoo as Temperatures Climb

Some animals at the Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Safari Park in South Australia received cooling showers on January 11 as temperatures topped 35 C (95 F) in the region.

Video footage sent by Zoos SA shows owl Oscar, pygmy hippopotamus Obi and southern white rhinoceros Uhura enjoying “a showering off to help them keep their cool during the hot spell.” Credit: Zoos SA via Storyful