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Carnivore house - Leopard outdoors

All persian leopards have one such outdoor enclosure each, with varying enrichment provided.

Carnivore house - Leopard outdoors
lintworm, 8 Jun 2015
    • lintworm
      All persian leopards have one such outdoor enclosure each, with varying enrichment provided.
    • TriUK
      Thats a disgraceful, almost hideous excuse for an enclosure! Shocking!
    • Elephas Maximus
      Would be OK for smaller cat species.
    • zooboy28
      Its certainly a very functional exhibit, to put it nicely, and far too small, like most of the Zoo's big cat exhibits. There is room here to expand out a bit to the sides and front, vertically upwards quite substantially, and to deck the enclsoure out much more nicely with vegetation and further items. But that doesn't seem to be particularly likely to happen.

      It would suit a smaller species quite nicely, but putting more vegetation, rocks, climbing opportunities, etc., in would be the only way to make it acceptable in the 21st century.
    • zooman
      Unfortunately I think the suggestions would only make the exhibit more appealing to the public... Space for the leopard to hide from public view would be a direct lasting benefit however unlikely to happen.

      If I remember rightly along the inside barrier line of the enclosure the ground has been worn away by continuous pacing and is 1-3 inches lower than the rest of the exhibit!
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