Cheetah Outreach
Cheetah Outreach

Promoting the survival of the free ranging, Southern African cheetah through environmental education and delivering conservation initiatives.
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Caracal Enrichment Activities

Environmental

  1. Scattered logs and climbing limbs
  2. Patch of tall grass
  3. Platforms
  4. Moveable small dog house
  5. Empty splash pool covered with branches

Food

  1. Dead birds with feathers
  2. Dead day-old chicks
  3. Dead rats, mice and squirrels
  4. Meat with fur
  5. Large bones hung from top of enclosure
  6. Large bones hung from bungee feeder
  7. Bloodsicles with meat inside
  8. Large bloodsicle on rope, hung from bungee feeder
  9. Feeding meat on branches and platform
  10. Hiding meat in box
  11. Toilet paper roll with meat inside, covered with paper like party favour

Novel and Sensory

  1. Soft, rope and Kong toys
  2. Small balls
  3. Cardboard boxes
  4. Hanging guinea fowl wing or soft toy from top of enclosure
  5. Mop
  6. Bird nest
  7. Horse manure
  8. Frozen donkey or horse skin
  9. Switching enclosures with other animals

Social

  1. Interaction with other animals through fence
  2. Interaction with staff and volunteers
  3. Interaction with the public

Exercise

  1. Walks on harness and lead
  2. Chasing plastic bottle or guinea fowl wing attached to whip
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