Twizzle is an enrichment and experimental device for the bonobos, aimed to exercise and improve the cognitive abilities of the bonobs.


Twizzle is designed for the bonobos to excersise their cognitive abilities with food as rewards. The bonobos will twist each box to align the exterior patterns. Once the correct match is made, the device will dispense a treat. In addition, the exterior of the device is exchangable, as a modular design, the difficulty levels can increase as the bonobos are getting familar with the pattern. Outside of a zoo setting, Twizzle can help researchers conduct experiment on bonobos cognitive abilities with shape, color and spacial resaoning. Twizzle is aim to bridge enrichment and research together by improving bonobo's welfare in capitivity.



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Confused human Playing Twizzle