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Manipulatory & Play Objects
The methods outlined in this section relate to
the use of both artificial and natural substrates and items for physical and mental
stimulation, including floating toys, nesting materials and posts for claw scraping and
scratching to relieve skin irritations.
||Large blocks of ice thrown into
the pool area of the enclosure.
||Polar Bear, Bush Dog, Short-clawed
||Floating manipulatory object
providing different sensory inputs from objects of the same temperature as the water.
||Helps to keep animals and the
water cool in hot summer weather.
||Freeze some food, for example,
fruit inside the ice block, or use fruit juice to flavour the ice.
||Polar Bear and otters will chew
the ice. Use large rubber or metal containers for freezing, as plastic containers split
and break as water freezes and expands.
||Once per Fortnight.
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