Yunnan zoo animals enjoy Duanwu Festival zongzi treats

Ring-tailed lemurs feed themselves on zongzi made of apples and carrots at the Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, Yunnan Province on June 5, 2024. /IC

Ring-tailed lemurs feed themselves on zongzi made of apples and carrots at the Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, Yunnan Province on June 5, 2024. /IC

An orangutan is seen enjoying zongzi made of fruit at Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, Yunnan Province on June 5, 2024. /IC

An orangutan is seen enjoying zongzi made of fruit at Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, Yunnan Province on June 5, 2024. /IC

A raccoon is pictured eating specially made zongzi at the Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, Yunnan Province on June 5, 2024. /IC

A raccoon is pictured eating specially made zongzi at the Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, Yunnan Province on June 5, 2024. /IC

A small-clawed otter approaches zongzi made of fish and shrimp at the Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, Yunnan Province on June 5, 2024. /IC

A small-clawed otter approaches zongzi made of fish and shrimp at the Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, Yunnan Province on June 5, 2024. /IC

Festive zongzi made of fish are prepared for black swans at the Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, Yunnan Province on June 5, 2024. /IC

Festive zongzi made of fish are prepared for black swans at the Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming, Yunnan Province on June 5, 2024. /IC

As the Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, approaches, the animals at Yunnan Wildlife Park in Kunming are getting a taste of the festivities with specially prepared “zongzi” treats. Small-clawed otters, ring-tailed lemurs, orangutans, black swans, and raccoons are all enjoying the holiday treats, which are tailored to their dietary needs.