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London Zoo residents enjoy early Christmas treats

London, Dec 20 (efe-epa).- London Zoo residents were treated on Thursday to early Christmas surprises, as documented by an epa-efe photojournalist.

Zookeepers have been busy making bespoke Christmas treats for the zoo's animals: a giant advent calendar filled with Brussels sprouts for the gang of critically endangered western lowland gorillas; an aromatic giant ball stuffed with Christmas spices for the lionesses; whilst the camels enjoyed a festive breakfast and munched out of extra-large stockings.

"It's the season of giving and our keepers enjoy sharing the Christmas magic with the animals they look after at ZSL London Zoo," ZSL's Animal Operations Manager, Angela Ryan, said.

"The keepers are just hoping the sprouts don't make it a 'windy' day at the Zoo!" Ryan added.

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