CHICAGO (CBS) — Kids aren’t the only ones getting treats for Halloween. Animals at Brookfield Zoo are also getting into the act.
The staff with the Chicago Zoological Society’s Center for the Science of Animal Welfare gave nutritious snacks to land and sea critters. Some of the animals got “enrichment items they normally do not receive on a regular basis.”READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Sunny And Dry For Several Days To Come
For example, a gray seal named Kiinaq enjoyed fish served inside buckets made of ice and decorated with Halloween images. They were made by the marine mammal staff at Seven Seas.READ MORE: Woman Carjacked In Fulton River District Jewel-Osco Parking Lot, In Yet Another Incident Involving Pulling Over After A Fender Bender
Perdesen, a six-year-old tamandua (small anteater) had two treats in one. The animal ate mealworms found inside of a pumpkin.MORE NEWS: James A. King Of Miami Charged In Gary Bank Robbery In Which Security Officer Was Shot Dead
And Churchill, a four-year-old serval also enjoyed a pumpkin meal, but the cat’s gourd was filled with raw meatballs.