Snow leopards learn ropes

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Snow leopards, Nanga and Margaash, have been making good use of their latest enrichment gift, a rope scratching post.

The post was erected by keepers as enrichment for the pair and has proved a success with the popular big cats.

Assistant Curator, Richard Brown, said male Margaash was attracted to the post, which is made from industrial-strength rope, immediately but female Nanga had to be lured to her latest toy with a trail of favourite spices.

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