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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Cheetah Cub Enrichment Activities

Environmental

  1. Shelter with straw
  2. Scattered logs
  3. Large exercise enclosure

Food

  1. Rabbit parts with fur
  2. Meat with fur
  3. Big bones
  4. Bloodsicles with pieces of meat inside
  5. Throwing turkey drumsticks at feeding

Novel and Sensory

  1. Cardboard boxes
  2. Cardboard prey animal
  3. Papier-mâché ball
  4. Small balls and soccer ball
  5. Rope and Kong toys
  6. Plastic bottles
  7. Balloons
  8. Ostrich feathers
  9. Splash pool with plastic bottles and balls
  10. Switching enclosures with other cheetahs and spending time in large running enclosure

Social

  1. Interaction with other cheetahs in same enclosure or through fence
  2. Interaction with staff and volunteers
  3. Interaction with the public

Exercise

  1. Runs (weekly during summer months)
  2. Walks on harness and lead
  3. Chasing plastic bottle attached to whip
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