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Sac Zoo Animals Brave the Cold Weather

The animals at the Sacramento Zoo braved the cold temperatures on Dec. 6, 2013. Zookeepers took extra precautions with the frigid temperatures to make sure the animals were safe and warm.

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    The snow leopard at the Sacramento Zoo enjoyed the frigid temperatures on Dec. 6, 2013, as the Sacramento region broke records for low temperatures. Photo: Tim Lantz/KFBK
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    The snow leopard at the Sacramento Zoo enjoyed the frigid temperatures on Dec. 6, 2013, as the Sacramento region broke records for low temperatures. Photo: Tim Lantz/KFBK
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    This giraffe braved the cold temperatures and left his climate-controlled, 65-degree enclosure for a snack. The Sacramento region saw record-breaking low temperatures on Dec. 6, 2013. Photo: Tim Lantz/KFBK
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    This giraffe braved the cold temperatures and left his climate-controlled, 65-degree enclosure for a snack. The Sacramento region saw record-breaking low temperatures on Dec. 6, 2013. Photo: Tim Lantz/KFBK
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    A zebra enjoys breakfast despite the cold temperatures in the Sacramento region on Dec. 6, 2013. The region saw record-breaking low temperatures. Photo: Tim Lantz/KFBK
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    A chimpanzee braves the cold temperatures on Dec. 6, 2013 at the Sacramento Zoo. The region is in the middle of a cold snap with record-breaking low temperatures recorded in the area. Photo: Tim Lantz/KFBK
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    A chimpanzee braves the cold temperatures on Dec. 6, 2013 at the Sacramento Zoo. The region is in the middle of a cold snap with record-breaking low temperatures recorded in the area. Photo: Tim Lantz/KFBK
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    A male lion braves the cold temperatures on Dec. 6, 2013 at the Sacramento Zoo. The region is in the middle of a cold snap with record-breaking low temperatures recorded in the area. Photo: Tim Lantz/KFBK
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    A male lion braves the cold temperatures on Dec. 6, 2013 at the Sacramento Zoo. The region is in the middle of a cold snap with record-breaking low temperatures recorded in the area. Photo: Tim Lantz/KFBK