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Zoo splash: Bear showers in Siberia, orangutans get beach party in Pittsburgh

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Buyan, a male Siberian brown bear, is given a shower by a zoo employee in his enclosure at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk on July 1. The air temperature in Krasnoyarsk rose to 96 degrees fahrenheit on Friday.

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Goyang, a 12-year-old male orangutan, plays with the bubbles placed into a water filled plastic swimming pool placed into its containment area at the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium on Friday, July 1, in Pittsburgh. The zoo staged what they called an orangutan beach party with the pool, plastic chairs, and beach towels to promote family week at the complex.

Keith Srakocic / AP

Goyang, a 12-year-old male orangutan, top, dumps the water out of the plastic swimming pool placed into its containment area at the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquaurium on Friday, July 1, 2011 in Pittsburgh. The zoo staged what they called an orangutan beach party with the pool, plastic chairs, and beach towels to promote family week at the complex. Kechong, another 12-year-old male, is at left.

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