As July starts to swelter, nothing feels like summer more than a quick dip in the water to cool off. HuffPost Green couldn't resist making a slideshow of some wonderful creatures keeping cool.
This looks like quite the dog day afternoon!
Elephant dominos: it's all the rage
A monkey ponders the meaning of life as he cools off in the water
A tiger washes off before he catches his next prey.
It's hard out there for a rhino!
The bear backstroke, anyone?
Animals Beat The Summer Heat! (SLIDESHOW, VOTE)