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Individual Methods for Feeding
Methods - Device
The feeding methods outlined in this section
require prior preparation in terms of making devices for use by the animals, including
items that must be opened or manipulated to obtain food, frames to hold food items, and
containers that randomly release food such as insects.
||Cored fruit (apple, orange)
suspended from a long thin rope tied to a branch within enclosure. Parrots will use beak
and claws to pull the fruit up to the branch, where it can be eaten. Melon can also be
hung up for cassowary.
||Greater Vasa Parrot, Cassowary
||Puzzle feeder requiring problem
solving and dexterity.
||Birds must spend time to get to
the fruit, and while eating often release the rope, and must therefore repeat the process
||Use long pieces of rope.
||Every Second Day (Parrots), Once
per Week (Cassowary).
|Value For Money
|Range of Users
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