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Individual Methods for
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.
||Position of windows on exterior
wall of chimp housing allows chimps and monkeys in the outside and inside enclosure areas
to observe each other.
||Chimpanzee, Ring-tailed Lemur,
||Allows visual contact to be
maintained between areas of indoor and outdoor enclosures.
||Some chimps in outdoor enclosure
jump at window if keeper or visitor stands inside looking out. Windows have to be washed
regularly, often more than once per day.
||Chimps have been observed to
interact through the barrier. If the windows are large, they do not allow primates to
hide from the public, or they may feel too exposed.
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