Animals Wacky for Watermelon!
With temperatures rising and the sun shining bright, monkeys, hippos and more chomp the juicy treat
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Watch out for seeds! A chimpanzee at China’s Taiyuan Zoo carefully chomps away on its delicious snack.
Uh, could you open just a little wider? A hungry hungry hippo practically swallows a whole melon at once while chilling at a Chinese zoo.
Watermelon for everyone! Monkeys remember that sharing is caring while digging into some tasty treats at China’s Zhongshan Park Zoo.
Excuse me, I’m eating here! A golden monkey seriously enjoys his watermelon – look out for those rinds – in his habitat at a Chinese zoo.
Didn’t your mom ever teach you not to play with your food? This wily orangutan carries his snack (and eats it, too) at South Korea’s Everland Amusement Park.
A ring-tailed coati at the London Zoo has a nose for nice eats, and uses his super-sharp chompers to chow down on his sweet slice.
Babies first! A pint-sized primate taste tests a hunk of watermelon before his bigger pals dig in.
Silly meerkat: Melons are for eating, not sleeping! Two critters at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Wash., fight for their food – let’s hope they learned to share.
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Warning: Do not attempt to separate this bear – digging in at Israel’s Jerusalem Biblical Zoo – from his savory snack. If you do, it won’t be pretty!
Watermelon with a side of … icy cucumber? A clever panda finds several ways to cool off while munching on melon at a zoo in China.