Date of Award

Summer 7-29-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. Andrea Baden

Second Advisor

Dr. Erin Ehmke

Academic Program Adviser

Dr. Diana Reiss


Environmental enrichment is a prevailing tool used to enhance the welfare of captive species. Benefits of enrichment commonly range from promoting activity levels to reducing stereotypic/abnormal behavior. This study investigated the impact of two forms of feeding enrichment on the behavior of ring-tailed lemurs confiscated from the illegal pet trade.



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