IKEA Donates Unsold Christmas Bushes To Zoo, To Delight Of Reindeer

Video screenshot through IKEA Canada

IKEA prides itself on enhancing on a regular basis dwelling, and this mission appears to increase to animals too.

With the vacation season over, IKEA Edmonton gave away its unused Christmas timber to its native zoo. It’d seem to be a small gesture, however the zoo’s animals responded in huge, heartwarming methods.

The Edmonton Valley Zoo reported that its residents loved interacting with the “shocking” new additions to their surroundings. The timber not solely served as munchies for a few of them, but in addition supplied stimulation for his or her senses and minds.

“The timber have supplied snacks for a few of our herbivores, a spot to climb and perch for a few of our primates and birds, a brand new and fascinating scent for the carnivores and a lot extra!” the zoo shared on Fb.

The items had been most particularly appreciated by the reindeer, who cherished rubbing their antlers on the branches.

Each IKEA Canada and the Edmonton Valley Zoo shared footage of the residents’ new reindeer video games. Their lovable reactions are such a mood-lifter; have a look.

That is assured to make you smile: IKEA Edmonton donated remaining Christmas Bushes to the animals at @BuildingOurZoo. The animals used the timber to discover, odor, eat and play! #IKEACanada #IKEAEdmonton #YEG pic.twitter.com/whSWu0awXb

— IKEA Canada (@IKEACanada) January 13, 2021

Thanks to our pals at IKEA Canada and IKEA Edmonton who so generously donated unused Christmas timber for our…

Posted by Edmonton Valley Zoo on Friday, January 8, 2021

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