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Individual Methods for Enclosure Design
Resting Platform

The methods outlined in this section relate to features of enclosure construction and layout which may be used to enhance the living conditions of animals, including the use of shelter areas, vegetation, viewing platforms and climbing structures.

Resting Platform

Method Large, flat wooden platform raised off of the ground, providing a comfortable resting area which allows the animal to look out from the enclosure. The area underneath the platform can also be used as a shelter.
Species Cats, other Carnivores.
Purpose Resting site raised off of the ground.
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Frequency of Use Constant.
Ratings Usefulness 8
Convenience 9
Value For Money 8
Range of Users 10
Contributed By Carnivore Section

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