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Individual Methods for
Rock Burrow Shelters
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.
||Long slate of rock, supported on
rocks at the edges or corners, raised a few inches off of the ground. Reptile will burrow
into sand underneath to excavate a hollow.
||Gila Monster, Uromastyx
||To provide a hiding place which
also provides shelter, shade, and a nesting site.
||Convenient nest site for egg
||Careful positioning of the rocks
allows the reptile to hide underneath yet still be visible to the public.
||The covering top slate must be
well supported to prevent it from crushing the animal as it burrows around.
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