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Common Wombat

Explore animal structural, psychological and behavioural adaptations for survival in the wild. Students consider the design of animal enclosures at the zoo and the needs of different animal species. Students record the behaviour of different animals using science observation skills and ethograms.

Combine this self-guided resource with a Zoo educator led session on Animal behaviour in captivity and in the wild.


Years 8 - 12
Adelaide Zoo
Program Type
Self-directed Learning Activity
Free download

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