Lionesses at ZSL London Zoo enjoy a breakfast of icy treats to celebrate World Lion Day

Lioness enjoys an icy treat at ZSL London Zoo Credit: ZSL London Zoo

The Asiatic lion pride at ZSL London Zoo were treated to cooling breakfast treats as temperatures soar across the capital.

A custom-built 'seesaw' was used to dispense the treats to Heidi, Indi and Rubi.

They had to use their impressive upper body strength to pull their frozen breakfast down from the feeding device.

Lioness at ZSL London Zoo enjoys an icy treat from bespoke 'seesaw' Credit: ZSL London Zoo

The keepers at London's zoo are fundraising to keep the gates open after three months of lock down left it under significant financial pressure.

Lioness enjoying an icy treat at ZSL London Zoo Credit: ZSL London Zoo

The 'seesaw' was donated by ZSL sponsor Liontrust.

London Zoo reopened to the public on June 15.


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