Meet a furry ferret, catch a whiff of its strong scent and learn how it uses this scent to ‘talk’ to other ferrets. Feel the spines of a friendly hedgehog and find out why we should not keep exotic animals as pets.
What is childhood like for animals? Come and discover the miracles of birth and find out just how much animal babies have in common with us. Learn why some animal babies need to know how to run even before they crawl, how some others have unique ways of darting to safety and why some young animals look nothing like their parents! Come and be enchanted by the splendour of Nature’s babies today!
Get to feel the scaly skin of a reptile, the feathers of a bird and the fur of a mammal, and be awed by the different functions that body coverings serve. Learn about one of Singapore’s native animals, the pangolin, which has ‘scales’ that are actually a type of modified hair.
Be awed and fascinated by the beauty of tigers, leopards, lions and other cats. Run your fingers over their pelts, hold their paws and discover the secret behind the texture of their rough tongue.
Unlike us, insects and other invertebrates do not have backbones. Come face to face with some of these spineless creatures that wear their skeletons on the outside, and unearth interesting facts about them. Get a chance to feel a stick insect, a hissing cockroach or a giant millipede if you dare!
Dig in and discover the fascinating variety of food that animals eat! Get to touch and feel the teeth of a carnivore, an herbivore and an omnivore, and learn to appreciate how the different types of teeth help animals adapt to their diet. You may also get to make some animal friends and learn more about what they eat at the zoo!
Cows provide milk and sheep provide wool. These ring a bell when we think about animals living in farms. Join us as we enter the world of domesticated animals at the newly-revamped Rainforest Kidzworld! Wave hello to our horses, ponies and goats and learn about animals bred for pets when we visit the rabbits.
*Suitable for Nursery 1 & 2. Tram tickets are highly recommended for this age group as well
Let your early learners explore insects through sensorial play and songs. This programme also offers a close encounter with stick insects!
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