Meet The Rainbow Serpent | Reptile Encounters

Meet The Rainbow Serpent

Join our wonderful wildlife ambassadors in this exploration of the deep culture of the traditional custodians of the land we live on here in Australia.

Blue-ringed Octopus - Despite it’s small size this shy creature is one of the world’s deadliest marine animals.

Porcupine Fish - This cute, but poisonous, type of Puffer Fish can inflate itself to almost double its size.

Banjo Ray - This type of guitarfish is often found scavenging crabs from fish traps.

Port Jackson Shark - Has sharp teeth at the front of the mouth and flat teeth at the back, just like humans.

Topics Covered

Preschool

  • Children will learn about where these animals like to live, how they move and what they feel like to touch!
  • Discussion is based around body shapes, colour and texture.

Primary School

  • Where do these marine creatures live? How do different animals adapt to their environment? How have changes in the environment affected the survival of species.
  • Learn about life cycles and how animals and plants are dependant upon one another. What is the difference between predators and prey? How do these animals protect themselves in the wild?
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