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Your morning adorable: Giant panda with an ice cube

July 14, 2009 | 11:59 am

Giant panda with an ice cube

At a zoo in China's Hubei province, extreme heat means that keepers need to take extra measures to keep the animals cool.  A giant panda named Xi Wang was given blocks of ice to help regulate her temperature.  (Similar measures were taken at the London Zoo earlier this month, when a heat wave struck and keepers made special fruit "popsicles" for the resident gorillas, chimpanzees and other apes.)

See another photo of Xi Wang enjoying the ice after the jump!

Giant panda with an ice cube

-- Lindsay Barnett

Photos: Associated Press

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