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A Letter From The Alphas (8)

Animal JamAny zoo price their salt gives plenty of enrichment for his or her animals. Enrichment encourage wild, species-particular habits in addition to alternatives that do not seem within the wild, however present sure advantages. This might come in the type of design of the exhibit, sure smells to pique the animals’ pursuits, auditory stimulations with sounds from their native habitat, food that requires natural foraging instincts to receive, and toys that present psychological and physical stimulation. Animals that receive this enrichment over the course of a lifetime are typically more healthy and happier, with longer lifespans than those that do not. Next time you might be on the zoo, chat up a zookeeper and find out what they do to maintain their animals stimulated.

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