Definition of Enrichment

From the elephant glossary Section: management tools

Relevant Literature about Enrichment
Records about Enrichment from the Gajah Glossary at https://www.asesg.org/PDFfiles/Gajah/23-01-Glossary.pdf Enrichment, environmental: [= endchment, behavioral] (Abramson & Catden 1998) Provision of social interaction (i.e. other elephants) and interesting things for captives to do, play with.

M. Philip Kahl and Charles Santiapillai, Gajah Elephant Glossary, Gajah nr 23 (2004), Journal for Asian Elephant Specialist Group

An effective enrichment program should promote species-appropriate behaviors. Two useful resources on enrichment programs for elephants include the AZA Elephant Husbandry Resource Guide, including the Suggested Guidelines for Captive Elephant Enrichment. (link below)

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Enrichment mentioned in The Elephant Database
  • No country match the word Enrichment in the database.

4 locations holdings in the elephant database match the word Enrichment.

  • No elephant match the word Enrichment in the database.

Reference list Koehl, Dan, (2024). Enrichment. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/index.php?id=83. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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