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Sensory Stimulation
Moving Lights

The methods outlined in this section relate to stimulation by means of sensory inputs, including the use of sounds, smells, temperature differences and movement.

Moving Lights

Method Bicycle reflectors attached to pipes under the water. The flow of water causes the reflectors to move, creating small moving lights under the water.
Species Penguins.
Purpose Provide a mobile source of visual interest.
Pro Random, unpredictable enrichment device.
Con --
Improvements --
Comments The penguins will swim down to investigate the reflectors, which provide a source of sensory enrichment for water birds.
Frequency of Use Constant.
Ratings Usefulness 9
Convenience 5
Value For Money 9
Range of Users 7
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