Here are a few snapshots from our animal facilities. The monkeys are housed in small groups. In their cages they have a variety of toys and exercise furniture. This so-called “social enrichment” effectively helps reduce stress. As a result, our monkeys display normal behavior for the species.
- Group housing for the rhesus monkeys at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics. Credits: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics.
- Rhesus monkey eating. The animals are given fresh fruit every day. Credits: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics.