"The lucky ones among us will retreat into aircon, but the rest are set to sweat this long weekend with a forecast of soaring temperatures across much of the country.

But the Elephants at Taronga Zoo have found another refreshing way to beat the heat: cooling off with a shower at their very own waterfall.

Footage has emerged of five-year-old Asian Elephanyt Luk Chai and his mother Thong Dee frolicking in the water under glaring sunlight."

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz3Pd9NQnDa

Just thought I would post this lovely story with pictures and videos of elephants smiling and playing to escape the heat. A little break from the tragic cases.