Scutes, Scales and Slime (K-3)
Explore the world of reptiles and amphibians
Discover the differences between amphibians and reptiles and other animals, their needs, lifecycles, habitat and adaptations through inquiry-based and hands-on activities. Understand the threats some species face and the conservation efforts the zoo is involved in. Remember, you don’t have to be slimy to be green! Click HERE for a more detailed outline of the program.
Scutes, Scales and Slime
Kindergarten - Environment and Community Awareness
Grade One - Topic E: Needs of Animals and Plants
Grade Two – Topic D: Hot and Cold Temperature
Grade Three – Topic E: Animal Life Cycles
Length: 60 minutes
Time offered: 10:00am, 11:15am, 12:45pm
Program Fees for 17/18 school year: $225 September - March
$275 April - June
Program Fees for 18/19 school year:
$225 September - November
$175 December - February (add on a self-guided backpack for free!*)
$280 March - June
*Click here for more information about the self-guided backpacks
Maximum 27 students
Booking information and guidelines
Please look through our booking procedures to help you fill out a booking form. It includes important information relating to class sizes and chaperones as well as other frequently asked questions.
Male red river hogs have large warts in front of their eyes that stick out almost four centimetres (1.6 inches), but they are usually hidden by their facial hair.