ZSL #017 Giving animals choice: how our zoo keepers use science to positively impact animal welfare

Monni teams up with ZSL’s Behavioural Management Committee (BMC) to find out how giving animals choice positively enhances their welfare and how this is put into practice every day at our zoos. What is the BMC and what happens at ‘enrichment evenings’? How do you assess the welfare needs of an ant? How long does it take a gorilla to solve a puzzle and how does behavioural management in our zoos benefit research projects in the wild? And finally… does ‘positive reinforcement’ also work on Monni?

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