Incredible photos show Yorkshire Wildlife Park inhabitants enjoying mud baths and ice pops as June heatwave hits

The animal inhabitants of Yorkshire Wildlife Park were staying cool on Friday (June 17) as they enjoyed the Yorkshire sunshine - here are all the best photos.

The team at the wildlife park handed out ice pops and frozen food to the park's animals on Friday in a bid to keep them cool in the heatwave.

Rhinos could be seen covered in mud - which acts as sunscreen - and a polar bear played in the water.

Scroll down for all the best photos.