Our Roadshows

Animal Senses

During this show we will explain how our senses compare to different animals (and how they use them) and give you the opportunity to use your senses and feel the textures of a selection of different animals ranging from smooth and slimy to rough and prickly.

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Classifications

Learn how to group animals into different family groups and understand the differences between vertebrates and invertebrates.

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Endangered Species

This is your opportunity to meet our animals that are on the CITES list and to learn about conservation. We also have a selection of items on loan to us that were confiscated by U.K. Border Force to help show some of the threats animals face from humans.

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Extreme Habitats

Find out which animals can survive and even thrive in extreme habitats such as the Saharan desert.

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Food, Glorious Food...Webs

Explaining the importance of food webs and chains and the differences between herbivores and carnivores etc and why the sun plays such an important role to life. This session includes a feeding demonstration.

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Habitats and Adaptations

Discover how animals are specifically designed to successfully live in their unique habitat. Also learn about the different types of habitats in the world.

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Life Cycles

A look at the stages of life from birth to death and on again.

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Mini Beasts

We will bring along a selection of mini beast. Learn why a mini beast is a mini beast and what makes them different to other animals and us.

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Movement Madness

During this show you will find out about the different ways that animals use their bodies to move, and maybe have a go yourself?

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Open Handling Session

We will bring along a selection of animals for you to have a go at handling. You can ask any questions you have about the animals or we can give a talk about the animals.

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