Shelter enrichment for rats.

@article{PattersonKane2003ShelterEF,
  title={Shelter enrichment for rats.},
  author={Emily Gay Patterson-Kane},
  journal={Contemporary topics in laboratory animal science},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={46-8}
}
Nest boxes are a simple and effective form of environmental enrichment. Rats accept a wide range of nest-box types but have the strongest relative T-maze preference for enclosed, opaque, thermoplastic boxes. All laboratories should provide their rats some type of nest box, depending on the most convenient and effective method. 

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