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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.
||Large, thick plastic (hula-style)
hoop with a peanut sized hole sliced from the inside surface. Hoop is filled with nuts and
hung from a rope where it can be spun round freely until nuts fall out or appear at the
||Macaques and other Monkeys.
||Simple feeding puzzle device.
||Cheap, durable and easily cleaned.
||By filling the hoop on an
irregular basis, monkeys will check it frequently just in case.
||This device was unsuccessful with
Ring-tailed Lemurs and White-faced Sakis.
||Filled every other Day.
|Value For Money
|Range of Users
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