Alpacas and llamas in Cornwall have been enjoying a late festive feast after their owners treated them to recycled Christmas trees.

Mary Harvey, who runs CHAT - Chy Lowen Alpacas Tregaswith, near Newquay - revealed the camelids 'love' to munch on Christmas trees in an appeal on social media.

Following the appeal she was inundated with donated tree - and with one tree lasting about a week, they now have enough to last the pack around three months.

The video shows one of Mary's animals, Dusk, happily eating a Christmas tree.

Mary said alpacas and llamas like to graze on hedgerows, but there isn’t much available in winter, so Christmas trees provide a tasty and long-lasting alternative.

Christmas trees - which are usually pine, spruce or fir - are a source of vitamin C and antioxidants, making them great dietary supplements for both alpacas and llamas.

CHAT is a non-profit organisation that is dedicated to helping children and young adults with a variety of issues using animal-assisted intervention (AAI).