Poo Dunnit party on September 28 at the Sea Acres Rainforest Centre

Cameron da Silva's ‘scat’

Cameron da Silva's ‘scat’

Children aged between eight and 14 are invited to an event which showcases animals and nature. 

The Poo Dunnit party is on Thursday, September 28 at the Sea Acres Rainforest Centre and follows the success of events earlier in the year.

There will be a morning session from 10.30am until 12pm. The afternoon session is from 2.30pm until 4pm.

Activities will include matching a variety of animal scat samples to their correct ‘depositors’ and looking at all the ways scats are different and why. When is it important to be able to identify scats? 

The Pobblebonk Earth Detective Club author Sue Baker will also share some stories of her animal tracking adventures in Africa.

Poo Dunnit is a chapter in her book where three children who have set up an Earth Detective Club must solve the problem of who is killing their neighbour’s chooks. 

They are thrust into the world of tracks and scats in a race against time to absolve their pet dog, which the cranky old neighbour has blamed for the crime. 

Can the kids fool Granny Pobblebonk, an expert animal tracker and key character in the educational children’s book? 

Materials will be on hand to create a scat for a fantasy creature.

Bring the kids along to the Poo Dunnit party find out more about the book and what a Pobblebonk actually is. 

For more information about the details of the book  please visit www.thepobblebonks.com

The activity is free but bookings are essential. People can contact Sea Acres on 6582 3355.

People can also choose to take the wonderful boardwalk through the rainforest before or after the event or have lunch at the centre’s Rainforest Café.

Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie is located at 159 Pacific Drive, Port Macquarie NSW.

For more information please visit www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/visitor-centres/

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