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Gorillas hunt for Easter eggs at Cincinnati Zoo

By
Ben Hooper
A western lowland gorilla enjoys an Easter egg from the basket he found in his enclosure. Screenshot: Storyful
A western lowland gorilla enjoys an Easter egg from the basket he found in his enclosure. Screenshot: Storyful

CINCINNATI, March 24 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden celebrated the coming Easter holiday by hosting a special egg hunt event just for gorillas.

The zoo posted a video to YouTube showing its western lowland gorillas searching their enclosure for painted hard-boiled eggs and other treats.

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The gorilla Easter egg hunt is an annual tradition at the zoo, keepers said.

The facility said similar egg hunts will take place on Easter for other animals including tigers, lions, polar bears and monkeys.

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