20 September, 2011
On Wednesday 14 September, students in U5 that take Biology, went on a day trip to Edinburgh Zoo. After 61 of these excited St George's girls commandeered a few Lothian Buses, we arrived at the zoo in perfect weather conditions, ready to look at our favourite animals.
We were split into 4 groups and set off eagerly, almost skipping, to our first destination - the koalas. Forgetting to fill in our sheets, we rushed into the Koala enclosure, hoping to see koalas jumping and leaping, munching away on eucalyptus leaves. But alas, they were motionless, fast asleep and so we resorted to filling in our case study sheets. That was until one koala, named Yabbra, started scratching. This excited everyone as it was not common to see a koala awake as they sleep for 21 hours a day, so even the smallest of scratches or yawns lifted everyone's spirits.
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