About This Project
A Foobler is a toy that dispenses food when your pet plays with it. We want to build one for the San Francisco Zoo's rhinos.
Animals need to engage with the environment to maximize their psychological well-being. One of the easiest ways to accomplish this in zoos is to make animals 'work' for their food. We want to build a novel feeding system to engage our rhinos in more active foraging, and assess their behavioral responses.
Recent Lab Notes From This Project
Browse Other Projects on Experiment
DNA to the rescue: A first genetic approach for the conservation of the endangered great green macaw
The beautiful, yet endangered, great green macaw faces the loss of its habitat and the illegal pet trade. The...