Splish Splash, She was Takin' a Bath

The Leipzig Zoo in Germany has given their elephants an enclosure that let's them beat the heat.

It is designed to look more like a temple than a cage and includes a 135-square-metre swimming pool for the creatures.

Trinh, the smiling elephant to the left, swam in the 370,000 litre pool to avoid the 30C (86F) heat.

Visitors are able to watch through super-strength, glass panels as the animals swim under water.

The enclosure, named Ganesha Mandir by the zoo, also includes a huge shower area.

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