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12
Jan

PATAS MONKEY ENRICHMENT

FORAGING IN THE SUB-STRAIGHT Note: These enrichment activities are used to encourage foraging and increase the curiosity of the animal. Treats were hidden in the sub-straight of grass cuttings, wood chips, leaves, etc.   Charlene mostly foraged for cereal and nuts.  ...
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12
Jan

PATAS MONKEY ENRICHMENT

BOOMER BALL, JUICICLE, FEEDER CUBE & PAPER TUBES Note: These enrichment activities are used to encourage foraging and increase the curiosity of the animal. Boomer ball are curious things … especially when cereal, peanuts, mealworms and raisins are hidden inside. Charlene stuck...
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12
Jan

LEMUR BRIDGE ENRICHMENT

The Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur Catta) island was connected to the Black and White Ruffed Lemur (Varecia variegata) island by several bridges for the first time ever at Honolulu Zoo from May through mid-October 2003 to enrich the lemurs’ lives. We separated the...
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12
Jan

ELEPHANT ENRICHMENT (BEER BARREL TREATS)

A volunteer prepares treats consisting of apples, bananas, oranges, and carrots dropping them inside a clean metal beer keg. Mari is observing the process. One barrel intended for the older elephant, Mari, had only one hole in the top of it. The...
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12
Jan

EASTER EGG HUNT & ENRICHMENT

White handed gibbons ate their colored Easter eggs…   including the shells.   A ring-tailed lemur smells the gummy bears in the tree.   A sweet find!   The black & white ruffed lemur explores a large banana stalk while hanging from...
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