What no Rudolph? Santa and his elves swap sleigh for parachute as they drop in to mark Christmas countdown


What no Rudolph Santa and his elves swap sleigh for parachute as they drop in to Hampshire field to mark Christmas countdown

What sleigh Santa made an early appearance at Hampshire

What sleigh Santa made an early appearance at Hampshire”s Marwell zoo this week as he parachuted in to launch the Christmas grotto

Safety Claus: A well-harnessed Santa landed in the zoo

Safety Claus: A well-harnessed Santa landed in the zoo”s African Valley, along with four brave elves

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Santa”s little helper: A Land Rover appears to ferry Santa and the elves to their grotto

Christmas dinner: Santa and his elves get up close and personal with the giraffes Christmas dinner: Santa and his elves get up close and personal with the giraffes

You don”t see many of these in Lapland! Santa and his elves get up close and personal with Marwell”s giraffe

Meerkats at Marwell zoo Meerkats at Marwell zoo

Startled: The meerkats at Marwell were stunned to see the jolly red chap parachuting in to the African Valley