Cute or creepy? Bristol Zoo gives Halloween treats to newts and spiders

Sometimes even the creepiest animals need a bit of special attention.

A newt crawls on a carved pumpkin at Bristol Zoo, where animals are being given Halloween themed treats as part of the enrichment programme in the run up to the holidays.

A newt crawls on a carved pumpkin at Bristol Zoo, where animals are being given Halloween themed treats as part of the enrichment programme in the run up to the holidays. Image by Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Bristol Zoo gave their animals, arachnids and reptiles Halloween treats this week in the lead up to the holiday.

An Orb spider crawls on a carved pumpkin at Bristol Zoo.

An Orb spider crawls on a carved pumpkin at Bristol Zoo. Image by Ben Birchall/PA Wire

The zoo is running a variety of activities related to holiday with a Halloween festival that runs until the end of the month.

A two-year-old skunk called Rogue inspects a carved pumpkin in her enclosure at Bristol Zoo, where animals are being given Halloween themed treats as part of the enrichment programme in the run up to the holidays.

A two-year-old skunk called Rogue inspects a carved pumpkin in her enclosure at Bristol Zoo, where animals are being given Halloween themed treats as part of the enrichment programme in the run up to the holidays. Image by Ben Birchall/PA Wire

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