Theme Park Design Group comes up with enrichment items for Children's Zoo giraffes

Theme Park Design Group comes up with enrichment items for Children's Zoo giraffes

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  • Engineering student Zoe Jirovsky watches as one of the giraffes plays with the hanging spoons toy created by Nebraska Engineering's Theme Park Design Group. (Lincoln Journal Star photo)
    Engineering student Zoe Jirovsky watches as one of the giraffes plays with the hanging spoons toy created by Nebraska Engineering's Theme Park Design Group. (Lincoln Journal Star photo)
  • Students in the Theme Park Design Group show their enrichment items to a Lincoln Children's Zoo employee. These "toys" will help to keep the new zoo's new giraffes healthy and occupied. (Lincoln Journal Star photo)
    Students in the Theme Park Design Group show their enrichment items to a Lincoln Children's Zoo employee. These "toys" will help to keep the new zoo's new giraffes healthy and occupied. (Lincoln Journal Star photo)

Phoebe, one of the new giraffes at the Lincoln Children's Zoo, plays with the hanging spoons on an enrichment item created by Nebraska Engineering students in the Theme Park Design Group. (Lincoln Journal Star photo)
Phoebe, one of the new giraffes at the Lincoln Children's Zoo, plays with the hanging spoons on an enrichment item created by Nebraska Engineering students in the Theme Park Design Group. (Lincoln Journal Star photo)

Nebraska Engineering and other UNL students learn valuable lessons in fabrication and the engineering process by creating enrichment items - aka toys - that will help to keep the new giraffes at Lincoln Children's Zoo occupied and healthy.





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