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Plants with Bite: Feeding time

The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney NSW 2000
The Calyx

Sunday 19 January from 11am to 11:45am Sunday 23 February from 11am to 12pm Sunday 23 February from 12pm to 1pm Sunday 29 March from 11am to 12pm Sunday 29 March from 12pm to 1pm


Tickets: $35Kids (under 13): $18

Delve into the fascinating world of carnivorous plants and have your chance to get up close with these creepy and weird specimens.

Join us for this fun and educational experience. You’ll learn about the evolution of carnivorous plants, the different trap types and how they go about catching their prey.

Set in The Calyx, which will be showing Plants with Bite, a colossal collection of carnivorous plants, you will be given your own venus fly trap and bugs to feed it.

You’ll also have the opportunity to attach a digital microscope to your smartphone and capture close-up pictures of the traps in action.

The session will end with you being given your own insect to gobble up and try.

This is an experience not to miss!

What to bring: A smart phone with camera.

Children under 4 can accompany an adult ticket free. Children under 8 must purchase a children’s ticket and be accompanied by an adult who has an adult ticket.

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