Oakland Zoo handlers help animals keep cool during heat wave

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Handlers at the Oakland Zoo are making sure that people and the animals under their care are able to keep cool during the extreme heat hitting the Bay Area. (KGO-TV )

The heat wave across the Bay Area this week has people going to extremes to stay cool.

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And it's not just humans trying to keep cool; zoo animals at the Oakland Zoo are also getting some relief as well thanks to their handlers.

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