Zuri the lion with Christmas tree
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Zoo's lions provide solution for old Christmas trees

Lions at a Cambridgeshire zoo are being given old trees to play with as a post-Christmas treat.

Real Christmas trees are "like catnip" to lions, Linton Zoological Gardens' director says.

The trees are used as toys by the big cats while others are used in the zoo's bio-burner to provide additional heating for the buildings.

Sophie Raworth reports.

  • 05 Jan 2015
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