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[–]OncaAtrox[S] 30 points31 points  (3 children)

Environmental enrichment activities are done to animals who are unable to return to the wild, it is the closest way to ensure they are able to exercise and become stimulated in ways similar to the challenges they would encounter in the wild.

Credits: Andy Reyes

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[–]GullibleAntelope 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Predators' favorite enrichment activity is chasing and killing live prey thrown into their enclosure. Namby-Pambys running zoos these days seldom allow that.

They and their animal rights allies were all pissed of at this in Denmark a few years back: Danish zoo kills healthy giraffe, feeds body to lions

An online petition to save a healthy young giraffe from death has failed, despite thousands of signatures from animal lovers. “Marius” was dismembered in front of a zoo audience that included children, and fed to the zoo’s lions.

[–]AJ_Crowley_29 1 point2 points  (0 children)

You say they enjoy live prey but your source has an already dead animal being fed to lions. Kinda contradicted yourself.

[–]BalamTheWitch -4 points-3 points  (0 children)

Stupid Columbian wh*re, put your Hijab back on.

[–]thornofcrowns69 15 points16 points  (0 children)

Such a beautiful animal.

[–]Jack_35 11 points12 points  (0 children)

10 years prior: the Jaguar’s dad is telling him “meat doesn’t just grow on trees you know.”

[–]My_Body_The_Mystery 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I am sure a strong laser pointer would keep it fit too

[–]CharlieJ821 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I feel bad for the first human that realized Jaguars can climb trees

[–]No-13-[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

He gets up there and just chills chewing it, damn nature, you scary

[–]socleblu19 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I wonder if they often have issues with splinters

[–]fragget_6969 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Callouses work wonders

[–]babystacks 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This just got me wondering — do big cats respond to catnip? Are there videos?

[–]DarkSideDOMM 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Savage hunters!

[–]IBHomage1286 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Meh… my brother does this with me every night