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Old 07-07-2010, 09:58 PM
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Default Interesting behaviour vids

Filmed these the other day, 1st one didn’t go how I planned but I found it interesting how the tail was used at right angles nearly at full stretch sometimes to prop/balance the body, the chair was metal & a shiny wood seat finish & was used to try & put her off climbing it (the fall at the end was not intended).

just to make it easier>
2 min 29secs
3 mins lol
4 mins
YouTube - Blackthroat Monitor Lizard Problem Solving 3rd July 2010.wmv

Also through the vid I think you can see how she tries different approaches to the challenge after previous failed attempts to the point at the end when the fall happens she just gives up & calls it a day.

This one show her cracking mussels & picking the contents out & in the last one she flicks/ spits out part of the shell.
1mins 30secs
2 mins 16 secs
YouTube - Blackthroat Monitor Lizard Roach & Mussel Feast 4th July 2010.wmv

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Old 10-07-2010, 11:48 AM
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Your doing a great job with the the Albigs Mark , interesting stuff the problem solving excersises , it's no wonder that monitors are so good at escaping they try and try untill they find a week spot.Kep up the good work and keep us updated

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Cheers Steve:), the new one i'm on with is trying to get my monitor to walk on a pedal lever for a food reward, maybe a step to far!!

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