6th - 8th Grade Programs

Tiger

Tiger Territory

Grades 6-8

Time: 75 minutes/session
Fee: $250/session


In this program, students will learn about the natural history of the world’s largest cat and the threats to its survival. Students will discover how the field work of conservation biologists has been applied in the care and conservation of tigers at home and abroad.

Langur

Animal Behavior

Grades 6-8

Time: 75 minutes/session
Fee: $250/session


You can learn a lot about animals by observing their behavior.  Learn how and why our keepers collect animal behavior data and then learn first-hand by collecting and analyzing data with an ethogram.

Cheetah

Predators…and Prey

Grades 6-8

Time: 75 minutes/session
Fee: $250/session


How are cheetahs able to hunt alone whereas lions hunt in groups? How are gazelles able to escape from the fastest moving land animal? In this program, students will observe and examine the hunters and the hunted to determine the adaptations each has for eating or avoiding being eaten.