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THE ZOO HIPPOPOTAMUS

 

Why do they have this shape? Which are their origins? Why is it said they sweat blood? Did you know they have pigmy brothers? 

 

The Zoo educators will answer to all these questions and will explain what dangers threaten this species in the wild and what is being done to protect them.

 

Schedule: 11:00 to 11:45

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

 

Place: Hippos enclosure.      

Reservation is not necessary
Limited availability
 

Sometimes we may need to make a change in the schedule of activities or to cancel them if not enough people has joined the activity, due to the animals’ needs or because of some other incident.