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On the hunt for treats

TAMPA — Easter came early for orangutans Goyang, 14, and Josie, 30, who shared a coconut made to look like an Easter egg during the annual orangutan egg hunt at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo on Friday.

Zookeepers put different types of vegetables, hard-boiled eggs, coconuts and other treats throughout the habitat for the orangutans to find during the enrichment activity.

This enrichment activity helps stimulate the orangutans both mentally and physically.

Orangutans Goyang, 14, left, and Josie, 30, share a coconut made to look like an Easter egg Friday during the annual orangutan egg hunt at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo. Zookeepers put different types of vegetables, hard-boiled eggs, coconuts and other treats throughout the habitat for the orangutans to find during the enrichment activity, which helps stimulate the orangutans both mentally and physically.

EVE EDELHEIT | Times

Orangutans Goyang, 14, left, and Josie, 30, share a coconut made to look like an Easter egg Friday during the annual orangutan egg hunt at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo. Zookeepers put different types of vegetables, hard-boiled eggs, coconuts and other treats throughout the habitat for the orangutans to find during the enrichment activity, which helps stimulate the orangutans both mentally and physically.

On the hunt for treats 04/18/14 [Last modified: Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:48pm]
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