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Animals at Folly Farm go crackers for Christmas

The lemurs try to figure out how to open a cracker Credit: Folly Farm Wales

Animals at Folly Farm in Pembrokeshire have been getting into the Christmas spirit this week by opening crackers and hanging up stockings.

Two ring-tailed lemurs are pictured trying to rip open a cracker and three very curious Barbary Macaque monkeys are seen checking out what's inside their stocking.

The pair seem to be getting the hang of it... Credit: Folly Farm Wales
Barbary Macaque monkeys search inside a Christmas stocking Credit: Folly Farm Wales

Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo boasts a collection of over 400 species of exotic animals, many of which are endangered.

For the first time this Christmas, Folly Farm is giving parents the opportunity to purchase the most unusual gift for their children - the ‘Zoo Keeper Experience’.

It gives aspiring Zoo Keepers and animal mad visitors an opportunity to get hands-on with their favourite zoo animals.


P..p..p..please will you marry me? Penguin park proposal!

Alun and new fiancee Jamie-Lee had plenty to celebrate at Folly Farm. Credit: James Davies Photography

Alun Davies surprised his girlfriend Jamie-Lee Jones by proposing in the penguin enclosure at Folly Farm in Pembrokeshire.

Alun got down on one knee to pop the question in front of dozens of visitors - and some of the zoo's feathered residents.

Fortunately for Alun, Jamie-Lee said 'yes'. Credit: James Davies Photography