Animals around the world are celebrating the holidays with special treats, outfits and even visits from Santa Claus!
Click through the photo gallery above to see how animals play a special role in holiday traditions.
ADORABLE PHOTOS: How animals celebrate the holidays around the world
A man dressed in a Santa Claus costume poses for photographers with a polar bear named "Raspoutine", at the animal exhibition park Marineland in Antibes, southern France. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)