Goal Behaviors Targeted
Behavior #1: an increase in exploration and play and # 3: an increase in predatory and foraging behavior (moving about to look for “prey”; stalking, killing, and consuming of “prey” , where “prey” is acceptable food for the zoo setting )
Chicken drumsticks are hung on an aerial zip line.
Data Collection Option 2: Accumulation of daily observations during normal species interaction and maintenance by the keeper and volunteers.
Both females are enthusiastic with this activity, our male is less interested if it is to made to challenging.
Popular with visitors, this activity is publicly scheduled for a day and time; know behind the scenes known as ‘Chicken Day!’