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Making a Splash in the Jungle

The Macaws of Osa Wildlife Sanctuary like to show off. But they’ve got the goods to back it up.

Our partners at the Aquarium of the Pacific offer a few helpful insights on how they keep their parrots engaged, stimulated and entertained.

Simple enrichment can be just as enjoyable for the animals as many of the more involved enrichment devices and toys we work on. Browse—twigs, leaves, and branches—is a particular favorite of the Lorikeets. For the health of the birds, the browse that we give them comes from an approved list of safe plants and has to be free of pesticides and other chemicals.

Read the full article at the Aquarium’s blog here.