Old Christmas trees a fun treat for Austin Zoo animals

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Babe the pig at enjoys a donated Christmas tree at the Austin Zoo on Dec. 30, 3017 (Courtesy Austin Zoo)

A bear at the Austin zoo searches for lettuce and other treats hidden in a donated Christmas tree on Dec. 30, 2017 (Courtesy Austin Zoo)

A bear at the Austin zoo searches for lettuce and other treats hidden in a donated Christmas tree on Dec. 30, 2017 (Courtesy Austin Zoo)

A brown lemur explores a Christmas tree in its exhibit at the Austin Zoo Dec. 30, 2017 (Courtesy Austin Zoo)

A brown lemur explores a Christmas tree in its exhibit at the Austin Zoo Dec. 30, 2017 (Courtesy Austin Zoo)

Capuchins at the Austin Zoo enjoy enrichment activities involving donated Christmas trees Dec. 30, 2017 (Courtesy Austin Zoo)

A coatimundi at the Austin Zoo searches for treats hidden in a donated Christmas tree on Dec. 30, 2017 (Courtesy Austin Zoo)

Dewey and Amber check out an old Christmas tree donated to the Austin Zoo Dec. 30, 2017 (Courtesy Austin Zoo)

Goats search for treats hidden in old Christmas trees at the Austin Zoo Dec. 30, 2017 (Courtesy Austin Zoo)

Two porcupines at the Austin zoo enjoy Christmas treats Dec. 30, 2017 (Courtesy Austin Zoo)