Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

In zoos around the world, animals are keeping cool with specially-made popsicles, depending on their species. Whatever food is part of their diet is turned into a frozen treat: goats like fruit pops, lions and tigers eat "blood-sicles," polar bears eat "fish-sicles," and there are even "mice-sicles" for animals that like mice.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

Nuka, an eight-year-old polar bear cools off with frozen fish at the Detroit Zoo.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

Otters eat cricket pops at Zoo Atlanta.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

A little baby goat goes after a fruit-sicle at Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire, England.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

A lion licks a block of frozen blood at Taipei Zoo in Taiwan.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

Xander, a sun bear living at Zoo Atlanta, paws at frozen fruit.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

A gorilla at Zoo Atlanta contemplates his carrot-and-fruit pop.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

Tigers at the Dallas Zoo are spoiled with this designer ice pop sculpture.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

Look at this thing!

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

Pandas at the National Zoo in D.C. get a mixture of frozen fruit and bamboo.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

A sloth bear cub at the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago snacks on frozen grapes and avocado.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

A chimp at the Chattanooga Zoo in Tennessee keeps trim with Crystal Light pops.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

Elephants at the Houston Zoo in Texas are treated to frozen watermelons.

Adorable Photos of Zoo Animals Eating Popsicles During Heatwave

A tiger at the Phoenix Zoo in Arizona chomps on frozen fish.

How zoos keep animals cool with ice lollies [BBC]
Detroit Zoo animals stay cool during heat wave [Oakland Press]
Zoo Animals Keep Cool in Scorching Heat [Weather.com]