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The methods outlined in this section relate to
stimulation by means of sensory inputs, including the use of sounds, smells, temperature
differences and movement.
||Animal Scents from other primates,
or animals such as potential predators brought into the enclosure on branches that have
been scent-marked. Use of dung or urine is also possible.
||Most Monkeys, Marmosets.
||Stimulate natural scent-marking
and exploratory behaviour. In the case of predator scents, may stimulate anti-predator
||Simple method of providing sensory
||Risk of cross infection of
diseases. Potentially stressful through suggestion of presence of rivals or predators.
||Must only be used infrequently to
prevent habituation. The use of predator scents can be stressful, so these should only be
used rarely, or possibly only with populations in training for release back to the wild.
||Once per Month.
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