Zoo Animals Given Pumpkins to Play with and Eat

class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-46450″ src=”http://klax-tv.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/animalwithpumpkin.jpg” alt=”animalwithpumpkin” width=”500″ height=”285″ />Now that it’s getting closer to Halloween, the animals at the Zoo receive what is called “Food Enrichment”.  The animals are given pumpkins to play with and eat.

A common problem in zoos is that the animals tend to get bored easily.  Enrichment helps stimulate the animals’ minds, keeps them busy to make sure that the animals won’t get bored from day to day.  The pumpkins are expected to be a big help during their play time.

KLAX ABC 31 News 10/28/15