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Our Animal Management and Welfare Students Have Enjoyed Another Amazing Trip to Whipsnade Zoo!

14 February 2023

On this visit, the students learnt all about assessing and managing behaviour in a zoo environment.

This included creating enrichment for the chimpanzees, in which they witnessed some excellent tool-use capabilities when the chimps had to retrieve some of their peanuts from the moat.

The students were also lucky enough to have a behind-the-scenes look at the complexity of training chimps for a range of health monitoring protocols, including vaccination and sonography.

To top off the day, our students were asked to undertake a welfare assessment of the newly constructed Aardvark enclosure, and visited the amazing newly born giraffe – Wilfred!

If you would like to spend your days learning how to care for these amazing animals and more, view our animal management courses by clicking the button below.

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