Animals celebrate Christmas at Taronga zoo

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Two ring-tailed Lemurs at Taronga Zoo play with their Christmas treats designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills in Sydney on December 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / William WEST / AFP / WILLIAM WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
Two ring-tailed Lemurs at Taronga Zoo play with their Christmas treats designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills in Sydney on December 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / William WEST / AFP / WILLIAM WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
A Taronga Zoo Giant Tortoise plays with its Christmas treats designed to challenge and encourage the animal's natural skills in Sydney on December 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / William WEST / AFP / WILLIAM WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
A Taronga Zoo baby chimpanzee plays with its Christmas treats designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills in Sydney on December 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / William WEST / AFP / WILLIAM WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
A Taronga Zoo baby chimpanzee and its mother play with their Christmas treats designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills in Sydney on December 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / William WEST / AFP / WILLIAM WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
A Taronga Zoo baby chimpanzee and its mother play with their Christmas treats designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills in Sydney on December 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / William WEST / AFP / WILLIAM WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
A Taronga Zoo baby chimpanzee plays with its Christmas treats designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills in Sydney on December 4, 2015. AFP PHOTO / William WEST / AFP / WILLIAM WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: An infant Chimpanzee plays at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: A family of Chimpanzees eat and play at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: A family of Chimpanzees eat and play at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: An Aldabra Giant Tortoise eats at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: A Meerkat plays at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: A Meerkat plays at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: An infant Chimpanzee plays at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: Two infant Chimpanzees play at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: A Chimpanzee plays at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: An infant Chimpanzee plays at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: Two infant Chimpanzees play at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: A Meerkat plays at Taronga Zoo on December 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Taronga's animals were given special Christmas-themed enrichment treats and puzzles designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
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Animals at Sydney's Taronga zoo were given a special holiday treat on Friday. Chimps excitedly tore the through the brightly-colored presents of peanuts and fruit. Other animals were given boxes to crawl through and a tortoise was presented with an expertly carved watermelon. Take a look above at the adorable photos.


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