Intern Enrichment Project

Our Interns, Jessica and Jamie, have started their enrichment project. They are interning with us Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays they take classes. for one of their classes they have to do an enrichment project for an animal. They decided to work with Henry, our woodchuck, to see if they could get him more active. We’ll report back (if you want) later in the semester to see what they learned, but in the meantime, here are some photos of what they built and their first day of watching Henry with their item:

Jamie ties on the whiffle balls


Ready to go



Henry watches from his bed at first

Jamie and Jessica take notes diligently hoping for some interaction.
Henry approaches
Henry engages

FYI- I went back and checked and only one of the whiffle balls is still hanging up. Seems like he’s been having some fun.

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