As everyone must cope with the summer heat, a local zoo is helping their animals stay hydrated. Santa Fe Teaching Zoo provides air-conditioned rooms as well as sprinkler and misting devices to cool off certain animals not accustomed to the extreme heat. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette has the story.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/zooandheatwrap2.mp3]
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