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Individual Methods for Feeding Methods - Device
Drop Maze Feeder

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.

Drop Maze Feeder

Method Deeper, vertical version of maze feeder, with mesh cover to stop food falling into enclosure from any of the upper shelves. Food is moved with tools (sticks) or a finger. Feeder is located in the access corridor.
Species Chimpanzee.
Purpose Puzzle feeder.
Pro --
Con Fruit placed in the feeder is often simply squashed through the mesh cover.
Improvements --
Comments --
Frequency of Use 3 Times per Week.
Ratings Usefulness 10
Convenience 10
Value For Money 10
Range of Users 10
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