Wildlife

Cricket Enrichment / Philadelphia Zoo


The kittens got a special treat recently: live crickets!

At the Zoo, our black-footed cats are fed a commercial mix of raw meat formulated specially for exotic cats. They also receive enrichment in the form of small rodents and insects like mealworms and crickets, all of which is managed by our nutritionist to ensure all of their dietary needs are met.

The brown paper bags you see in this video contained crickets — until the kittens discovered them. This is the first time they had ever encountered live crickets, so they were a bit uncertain at first, but it wasn’t long before their predatory instincts kicked in — via Youtube

Share this Story
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Gemstone Black / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Aubergine Black (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Azure Black (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Emerald Black ...
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Gemstone Light / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Aubergine Light (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Azure Light (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Emerald Light ...
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Gemstone Dark / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Aubergine Dark (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Azure Dark (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Emerald Dark ...
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Moderna / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Merlot (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Terrigal (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Sinensis (Redbubble | Spoonflower) ...
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Stone / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Bluestone (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Brownstone (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Pebble (Redbubble | Spoonflower) ...
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Mahsa: Antique / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Mahsa: Parchment (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Mahsa: Oxide (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Mahsa: Julio (Redbubble | Spoonflower) ...
Load More Related Articles
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Gemstone Black / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Aubergine Black (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Azure Black (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Emerald Black ...
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Gemstone Light / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Aubergine Light (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Azure Light (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Emerald Light ...
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Gemstone Dark / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Aubergine Dark (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Azure Dark (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Emerald Dark ...
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Moderna / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Merlot (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Terrigal (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Sinensis (Redbubble | Spoonflower) ...
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Stone / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Bluestone (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Brownstone (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Zellij: Pebble (Redbubble | Spoonflower) ...
  • Art

    Geometric Pattern: Mahsa: Antique / Red Wolf

    Geometric Pattern: Mahsa: Parchment (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Mahsa: Oxide (Redbubble | Spoonflower) Geometric Pattern: Mahsa: Julio (Redbubble | Spoonflower) ...
Load More By Red Wolf
Load More In Wildlife

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Check Also

Snuggled + Unfurled / Red Wolf

Snuggled Unfurled — originally uploaded by Red Wolf

Photos from Flickr