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Zoo animals get treats to celebrate 4th of July

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Posted at 2:03 PM, Jul 04, 2022

The 4th of July is also a holiday animals can enjoy.

In Illinois, some of the animals at the Brookfield Zoo got patriotic treats ahead of the holiday.

The bottlenose dolphins got a floating flag made of sugar-free gelatin.

California sea lions and grey seals got "Happy 4th of July" ice and sugar-free gelatin cakes.

Brown bears also got on the fun.

They savored red, white, and blue ice blocks containing carrots, sweet potatoes, bones, apples, and blueberries.