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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.
||Provide thermal gradient in the
enclosures by careful positioning of heat lamps.
||To allow animals to
thermo-regulate behaviourally, by means of choosing where to move to in the enclosure.
||Allows the animals to
self-regulate their temperature at an optimal level.
||May cause burns (to animals and
staff) if approach too closely or if improperly positioned.
||Use heat guards.
||If temperature is about right,
animals wont touch the heaters - it normally only occurs if they are too cold. Heat
lamps are essential for all tropical / sub tropical species being maintained in a
||Constant for Frogs, Constant in
Daytime for Reptiles.
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