Baby hippo cools off in basin with water during hot summer in Thailand


This is the adorable moment a baby hippo cools off in a basin of water during the hot summer weather in eastern Thailand.

Footage shows the three-month-old animal named Moo-Wan soaking in the water while munching on some grass in Chonburi province on May 2 – the hottest month of the year with temperatures reaching 40 degrees Celsius.

One of the hippopotamus’ caretaker in the Khao Kheow Open Zoo said the animal stayed in the basin for almost half an hour before.

He said: ‘He was enjoying himself in the tub. He was asking for some food while taking a dip in the water.’