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Join us for a special behind the scenes experience at hippos and a safari adventure to get a taste of a new program we are offering for Later Years and VCE Biology Unit 1 students in 2018.

  • Learn about the beneficial, harmful and benign relationships hippos experience in their environment, their role as a keystone species and the threats to their survival.
  • Hear about the idea of how climatic factors are believed to have influenced hippo evolution over time and how they use their environment to maintain a constant internal environment.
  • Gain an insight into how their captive management considers the many challenges hippos face in obtaining nutrients, energy and removal of waste and the adaptations they have to deal with these challenges.
  • On a special safari tour get up close to a range of African herbivores to determine the adaptations they have to deal with their challenges for survival.