Thursday, May 19, 2011

Monkeys cool down with ice cream at corpn zoo

(Times of India) COIMBATORE: A dollop of ice cream on a scorching day can be a soothing treat for monkeys too. The parched monkeys at the corporation zoo in VOC Park on Avinashi Road in the city can now indulge in a few scoops of ice cream to beat the summer heat.

The zoo authorities have rustled up a summer diet for the animals, especially the Bonnet Macaques since the heat drains the monkeys more than it does the other animals. Ice creams were offered to the 25 monkeys on Wednesday morning in an attempt to help the primates cool down...

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