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The process of chopping food for zoo animals is common in many zoos, but few studies have evaluated the benefits. While the perceived benefits of chopped diets include reduced food aggression, it is acknowledged that chopping food is time consuming for keepers and increases the risk of desiccation...

Shora, J. A.; Myhill, M. N. G.; Brereton, J. E.
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 2018, 6, 1, pp 22-25