That’s fir enough!

Big cats are benefiting from Santa’s Grotto leftovers.


Keepers are recycling festive firs from the castle den in the lion, snow leopard and tiger paddocks and have dropped one into the bear enclosure, too.

Team Leader, Ungulates, Jay Haywood, said: “It’s a great form of enrichment – the big cats love playing with the trees and drag them around while Asiatic black bear Inca uses hers as a windbreak when she has a snooze.”

CAPTION: Senior Keeper Laura Robbins heads for the lynx enclosure with one of the fir trees.