Pictures show Edinburgh Zoo's lemurs getting into the Halloween spirit by foraging for treats inside pumpkins

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New pictures show the lemurs at Edinburgh Zoo getting into the Halloween spirit thanks to a few spooky treats from keepers.

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland's (RZSS) ring-tailed and red-bellied lemurs enjoyed foraging for some of their favourite food hidden inside some hollowed out pumpkins.

Lemurs foraging for food. Pictures: SIN ADDISION/RZSS

Lemurs foraging for food. Pictures: SIN ADDISION/RZSS

The RZSS is the wildlife conservation charity which owns RZSS Edinburgh Zoo and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park.

Founded in 1909, the Society’s purpose is to connect people with nature and safeguard species from extinction.

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A lemur foraging for treats inside the pumpkin. Pic: RZSS

A lemur foraging for treats inside the pumpkin. Pic: RZSS

Red-bellied lemurs enjoying their treats.

Red-bellied lemurs enjoying their treats.

One of the ring-tailed lemurs.

One of the ring-tailed lemurs.