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Watch These 'Exotic' Animals Play With/ Destroy Easter Baskets

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Animals are people too, which means they should also get Easter baskets. "Exotic" animals, including a lion, tiger, and leopards, at the Wildlife WayStation in Sylmar celebrated the resurrection of Christ with egg-shaped frozen meat.

The nonprofit WayStation cares for more than 400 "wild and exotic animals who have been seized, abandoned, abused, and needed sanctuary." (Sidebar: they have an actual Liger) The Easter baskets are part of the WayStation's "animal enrichment" program—little treats that are organized by volunteers and staff around holidays; there have been similar activities planned for Christmas, Halloween, and Valentine's Day.

According to Facebook, the boxes were filled with chunks of meat and "Easter eggs" made out of meat that had been frozen in an egg-shaped mold, just like the kinds of things I found in my Easter basket as a little girl.

Here's a video of Bolero, a gorgeous lion, in action attacking his Easter basket:

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Bolero's Easter EnrichmentBolero LOVES his Easter baskets!

Posted by Wildlife Waystation on Friday, March 25, 2016

Get it, Bolero.