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    Default How the penguins at Edinburgh Zoo keep cool

    As Britain basks in a mini-heatwave these penguins could give us a lesson in keeping cool.
    With temperatures rocketing staff at Edinburgh Zoo have set up sprinklers to keep their feathered friends under a constant 'rain' as they stand on nesting rings.

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    How do you keep a penguin cool in a heatwave? The staff at Edinburgh Zoo have come up with a perfect solution - constant 'rain' from sprinklers

    How the penguins give us a lesson in keeping cool as Britain prepares for the great getaway during mini-heatwave | Mail Online

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    How hot is it there??
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    It has been about 22-28oC here the heatwave will only last about a week I hope

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    um... shouldn't penguins be kept in a refrigerated environment?
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    Poor little guys. That should be illegal to keep them caged like that. That is not natural, so cruel.

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    Yeah, WTF kind of habitat is that for freaking penguins??
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    the penguins at our zoo are kept in a refrigerated environment. i dont get how a zoo can keep them in the open like that if they arent going to keep them in the correct environment
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