Deck Brush Forager

Lionesses
Type

Food-Based Enrichment

Animals

Birds, bats, mongoose, meerkats, civets, binturongs, genets, small marsupials, mustelids, and small primates.

Foraging

Object Manipulation

Behaviors

Food Extraction

Why We Like It

This is a really versatile enrichment that can be modified to be used with lots of species. It is a very easy enrichment to prepare, too.

Materials
  • Deck brush

  • Drill and mounting hardware (if desired)

How to Make It
  1. Obtain a deck brush that is approved for use with your animals (we recommend one without plastic bristles)

  2. Remove all screws, nails, straps, or other potentially hazardous pieces from the brush.

  3. Place small treats in between the bristles of the brush

  4. Securely attach brush to enclosure furniture or caging

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