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Novel food items as environmental enrichment for rodents and rabbits

Lab Animal volume 38, pages 119120 (2009) | Download Citation

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This column discusses the use of novel dietary supplements as environmental enrichment for rodents and rabbits. The purpose of enrichment is to encourage behaviors that are appropriate for a particular species and that satisfy an animal's physical and psychological needs.

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