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Forest Forensics: Who Killed the Kiwi?


Sat09 July


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM



Super sleuth scientists at Orokonui Ecosanctuary need you!
Help us solve a murder mystery using cutting edge genetic analysis technology!
Learn how scientists use animal DNA to make sense of patterns in nature and protect endangered species.
In collaboration with the Genetics Department at Otago University, Orokonui Ecosanctuary brings you “Who Killed the Kiwi?” a hands on murder mystery programme focussing on the role of genetic analysis in conserving the endangered species in New Zealand. Participants are given the opportunity to use trakka tunnels, hair samples and DNA analysis technology to find the culprit!

St David Lecture Theatre Complex, St David Street, Dunedin


Booking essential. Go to www.orokonui.nz or call 03 4821755 to book.

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This event is wheelchair accessible.

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