Join Roots & Shoots Victoria on Saturday 13th July for an afternoon of trivia and test your knowledge on Dr Jane Goodall, great apes and sustainability issues. You will also have the opportunity to hear from Dr Varsha Pilbrow, researcher and lecturer at the University of Melbourne, talk about chimpanzee behaviours and structural features that help us better understand the evolutionary process of humans. Nibbles will be offered at the event.
When: 4:00 -6:00 pm, Saturday 13th July
Where: Port Phillip EcoCentre, 55A Blessington St, St Kilda 3182.
Cost: $15 per person- book as an individual or as a table of 5 ($75)
Prizes: The winning table will be awarded a personalised tour of the Pilbrow Laboratory by Dr Varsha Pilbrow, where you will view 3D-printed skeletal features of great apes and archaeological artefacts. Also included will be a trip to Melbourne Zoo (complimentary entry) where you will have the chance to observe primate behaviour in real-time with Dr Varsha. Exciting prizes also for the runners-up!
Money raised for the event will contribute towards the care of chimpanzees in JGI’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Centre located in the Republic of Congo, where over 150 rescued orphan chimpanzees receive lifetime care.