Forage Bins

Forage Bins EOM
Behaviors

Exploring, foraging

Animals

Nonhuman Primates

Type

Manipulanda, tactile, food

Why They Love It

Get ready to take your NHPS to the next level with this amazing tip! Have you ever thought about using those receiving crates from vendors to create an awesome foraging experience for your NHPs? Well, now you can! By adding shavings and some seeds, your NHPs will be able to exhibit all their foraging behaviors for an extended period of time. You can also use a variety of seeds and fruits as NHP forage, making the experience even more exciting for them. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity.

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Recipe

Forage Bins

Forage Bins are the enrichment that your non-human primates need! By adding shavings and some seeds, your NHPs will be able to exhibit all their foraging behaviors for an extended period of time. You can also use a variety of seeds and fruits as NHP forage, making the experience even more exciting for them.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Species Non-Human Primates
Type Food, Foraging, Manipulative, Tactile
Servings 1 NHP

Equipment

  • 1 mouse crate
  • 1 measuring cup

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp granola oats
  • 1/2 cup blueberries, strawberries any fruit you choose
  • 3 cups pine shavings

Instructions
 

  • Use 1 sanitized empty mouse crate.
  • Add 3 cups of pine shavings
  • Mix seeds, strawberries, blueberries in separate bowl
  • Add forage mix to crate
  • Mix forage mix and shavings
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