August 30, 2010 08:47 PM

This fluffy fellow must be enjoying some sweet ice dreams.

When weather forecasters use “scorching” to describe the summer heat, there’s nothing like chilling out with a long nap. And when you’re as huge and hirsute as Charly, a 14-year-old, 1,150-lb. male polar bear at SeaWorld San Diego, you need to freeze your assets once in a while.

Looks like Charly found just the right antidote to the triple-digit Southern California temps – a nice cold “pillow” on which to lay his hefty head.

See more photos of animals staying cool on PEOPLEPets.com:
Animals Wacky for Watermelon!
Ice, Ice Baby! Cool Treats for Hot Animals

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