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Orana Wildlife Park has got into the Christmas swing of things today with festive themed activities for the animals.

"There will be gorillas deconstructing their stockings, rhinos smashing open surprises, kea cracking in to crackers and tigers tearing in to treats to name a few," says head keeper of exotic mammals Rob Clifford.

It is partly for the enrichment of the animals, Mr Clifford says, and partly for the keepers who wanted some silly season fun.

See the photos in the gallery above

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