Husbandry Staff Providing Enrichment for Rhesus Monkeys
Location: Beaverton, OR
Species: Rhesus macaque
Research Areas: Addiction, Aging and longevity, AIDS, Behavioral research, Brain disorders, Cardiovascular health, Fertility, Infectious disease, Newborn health, Obesity, Reproductive health, Vaccine development, Zika virus
Here a husbandry technician is providing food enrichment to rhesus macaques in their corral. This kind of positive interaction between monkeys and their caretakers can improve well-being for the animals (or, for the animals and the humans!).
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