The Small Animals of Smithsonian’s National Zoo Enjoy a Refreshing Treat of Watermelon on a Warm Day

With the warm weather continuing into autumn, the caretakers at Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute in Washington, DC gave the smaller resident animals slices of watermelon. The animals enjoyed the wonderfully refreshing fruit with adorably unique gusto specific to each species.

The snacks of summer.

Animals Eating Watermelon

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.