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Hyderabad: Zoo installs sprinklers, foggers to beat the heat

A Hyderabad based Nehru Zoological Park has installed sprinklers, foggers, and coolers to ensure that the animals are comfortable even as the mercury rises.

N Kshitija, IFS, Curator, Nehru Zoological Park, told ANI, “As the temperature in the city is increasing and the summer season is ahead, we are taking all necessary measures like installing sprinklers, foggers, air coolers to beat the heat and keep the animals stress free.”

Elaborating further on how animals are being taken care of, she said: “Presently we are giving glucose, supplements and other solutions to the animals and we have added citrus fruits to the diet to all the animals.”

Furthermore, she also informed that the veterinarians are checking the animals daily to ensure that they are healthy.

Date: 28 Feb 2019
Source: https://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/India/20190228/3513792.html