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Summertime Livin’

It's been a record-breaking summer in the Hoosier heartland! Join The Weekly Special as we explore ways to cool off and enjoy the remaining summer days!

The Indianapolis Zoo

Photo: Sarah Curtiss, WTIU

Tombi, a 35-year old African elephant at the Indianapolis Zoo, follows her trainer's command as she anxiously awaits a special watermelon treat!

On This Episode

  • Zoo Cool Down:  Go behind the scenes at the Indianapolis Zoo to find out how keepers help the animals deal with Indiana’s hot summer!
  • Deepening Drought:  Joe Hren provides an in-depth look at how Indiana’s drought is affecting Hoosiers across the state.
  • From Grapes to Bottle:  Learn how to make your own wine and watch a sneak peek at WTIU’s upcoming documentary, “Hoosier Hospitality: Wine.”