How to make ice toys!

Ever wonder how we make our enrichment ice toys for our marine mammals? Well here is a recipe for Northern fur seal and harbor seal ice toys!

Ingredients:

1 Herring
2 Capelin
1 Squid
1 Mold Water

Directions:

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1) Cut herring into strips

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2) Place herring, 2 capelin and 1 squid into mold

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3) Fill mold with water

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4) Place mold in freezer for 2-3 hours

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5) Remove ice toy from mold by running it under luke-warm water

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6) Ice toy removed from mold

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7) Deliver ice toys to marine mammals

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8) Watch them enjoy their ice toy treat!

Come learn more about ice toy enrichment during Marine Mammal Mania (April 13-15 Northern fur seals and April 20-22, harbor seals). There will be an ice toy demonstration each day at 1pm at our Northern fur seal exhibit!

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