Leaf Smash Forage

Lionesses
Type

Food-Based Enrichment

Animals

Great for any foraging herbivores or omnivores

Foraging

Exploration

Behaviors

Movement

Why We Like It

What better way to encourage species-specific behaviors in foraging animals than to give them a forage? This unique foraging opportunity encourages animals to be active and explore their environments. You can modify the recipe for just about any herbivore/omnivore.

Materials
How to Make It
  1. Create mashed food mixture (mix parts of your animal's diet, treats, etc to make an oatmeal-like consistency)

  2. Dollop a portion of the mixture into each leaf and wrap the leaf around the mash

  3. Hide around the animal's enclosure

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