MEGAfauna: once there were giants!
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MEGAfauna: once there were giants! ended on Sunday 25 July 2021.
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Saturday 16 March, 8.30 am - 1 pm or until sold out — Southern car park
With over 50 years of experience growing Australian plants in the Canberra region, the Australian Native Plant Society Canberra specialises in well-labelled, good-quality, competitively priced plants that are ideal for new and established gardens.
Embark on an adventure trail filled with nature, science and history! Come face to face with Australia’s prehistoric past by immersing yourself in the Gardens newest Megafauna trail – the first of its kind in Australia.
Giant animals that went extinct thousands of years ago will be on display throughout the Gardens: wombat-like creatures the size of hippos, flightless birds that weighed twice as much as modern emus, a turtle with a horned head and spiked tail, and a giant monitor lizard to name a few.
Adventurers are encouraged to step back in time and learn about the last ice age and gain an understanding of how plants and animals co-existed thousands of years ago.
Wheelchair and pram accessible.
26 June –25 July 2021
Special trail through the Gardens