New exhibit of dead giraffe calf in Micropia

Kossmann.dejong designed a new, intriguing exhibit that is revealed in Micropia today! ‘Crucial cleaners’ shows how microbes break down the body of a dead giraffe calf. When an animal dies, microbes break down the carcass, returning fundamental biological building materials to the ecosystem and completing the circle of life. The exhibit is now highlighting the indispensable role played by microbes in death.