VIDEO: Elephants cool off with 20 tonnes of snow at Whipsnade

Elephants at Whipsnade Zoo cooled themselves in this hot summer weather by frolicking in 20 tonnes of real snow donated by Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 26th July 2013, 10:56 am
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Whipsnade Zoo, elephants enjoy 'snow' in the summer.
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L13-904 25/7/13 MBLN Whipsnade Zoo, elephants enjoy 'snow' in the summer. wk 31 RR JX

Assistant curator of elephants, Lee Sambrook, said: “We’re always looking for new ways to keep our elephants cool in this heat, and the youngsters especially love having new things to investigate so we’re expecting them to love their snowy surprise”.

L13-904 25/7/13 MBLN Whipsnade Zoo, elephants enjoy 'snow' in the summer. wk 31 RR JX