Christmas comes early for Taronga Zoo lemurs

PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Two of the eight ring-tailed lemurs at Sydney's Taronga Zoo yesterday playing with their Christmas treats, which are designed to challenge and encourage their natural skills.

The collection of gingerbread houses and tree decorations caused a stir among the endangered primates, who were eager to retrieve the banana and sweet potato that was hidden within.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 05, 2015, with the headline 'Christmas comes early for Taronga Zoo lemurs'. Print Edition | Subscribe