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WATCH: Tel Aviv Zookeeper Captures Awesome Footage of Animals Drinking

Elad Hershkowitz captured the unique footage by placing a GoPro camera at the bottom of animals’ water troughs to get a closer look at how giraffes, lions, rhinos and lemurs relieve their parched pallets

By: Maya Yarowsky, NoCamels

Published: April 24th, 2015 in Health » Israel

Photo: Zebras drinking water


If one phrase were to capture the nature of viral videos of late, it would be “Animals do the darndest things.” From cats attacking bananas to the unlikely friendships between pets, raising animal awareness on the Internet has never been more popular.

A zookeeper at the Zoological Center in Tel Aviv, Israel is joining the viral craze with a hilarious video documenting the different ways that animals drink water. Elad Hershkowitz captured the unique footage by placing a GoPro camera at the bottom of animals’ water troughs to get a closer look at how giraffes, lions, rhinos and lemurs relieve their parched pallets.

lemur drinking

A lemur lapping it up

Carnivores and herbivores differ in their drinking styles

Filming a total of 30 hours of footage, Hershkowitz got the idea for the video spontaneously, “I had the idea whilst walking around the enclosures and I saw the zebras drinking,” he tells Daily Mail. “It made me curious to see what was going on below so I decided to check how the rest of the animals drink.”

rhinodrinking

Can you guess which animal this is?

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