Watch Zoo Animals Enjoy A Massive Snowfall in Portland

The animals in Oregon Zoo have been loving one of the largest snowstorms in Portland's history.

Earlier this week Portland, Oregon got a massive dump of snow—more than 30 centimetres of snow in less than 24 hours.

According to local news stations, it's one of the largest snowstorms the city has ever experienced. This winter has already brought a total snow count that eclipses most years since 2008-2009.

Residents got to enjoy a snow day, and the Oregon Zoo closed its gates on Wednesday and Thursday. Of course, life at the zoo doesn't stop even on snow-days, so caretakers got a chance to witness some magical snow moments enjoyed by the animals. Luckily for us, they captured them on camera, too.

The video, shared by Oregon Zoo on social media overnight, shows several critters rolling around in the snow, including a polar bear and an adorable otter.

There's also footage of the baby Asian elephant Samudra. At first, he steps into the white stuff with great caution, but is soon shown cheerfully running around his enclosure, tossing snow around and rolling in it with glee.

Animals sure know how to make snow look fun—take a look yourself below.

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