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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the zoo

Dec. 22, 2011 at 11:49 AM ET

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A suricat finds small treats in a Christmas presents at the Hanover zoo in Germany on Dec. 22.

Animals at zoos around the world got into the holiday spirit, with colorful and edible treats.

 

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A hawk searches for his food underneath Christmas hats at the zoo in Hanover, Germany, on Dec. 22.
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Reptile keeper Billy Collett offers a salmon adorned with Christmas decorations to Elvis the 16-foot saltwater crocodile at the Australian Reptile Park on Dec. 22.
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A penguin dressed as Santa Claus swims at Tianjin Polar Ocean World on Dec. 21 in China.
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A Siberian tiger sniffs a papier-mache snowman given by the staff as a Christmas present on Dec. 21 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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A toucan pecks at food attatched to a star-shaped piece of cardboard on Dec. 21, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Western lowland gorilla Mahale eats his Christmas treat of popcorn at Taronga Zoo in Sydney on Dec. 21, 2011.
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A Sumatran tiger tears apart a wrapped Christmas present at the Taronga Zoo on Dec. 21.
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A seal investigates Christmas toys at the Taronga Zoo on Dec. 21.
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Sumatran tiger cubs tear apart a Christmas present at the Taronga Zoo on Dec. 21.
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