All reptiles, insects and spiders are cold-blooded.
This means they adapt to their surroundings by becoming hot when their environment is hot and cold when their environment is cold. Cold-blooded animals tend to be more active in warm environments but in the cold can become slow and sleepy.
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This popular option is for those nature lovers who are interested in a Bird of Prey experience with a range of different species.
A whole days' experience where you will learn about, and enjoy working with our team of Falcons, Hawks and Owls.
An in-depth course designed for those thinking of taking up falconry or preparing to look after their own bird.
This option is for those who wish to share an experience with family and friends.
This option is for the keen photographer who is looking for that perfect bird of prey photo.
The Rare Breeds Centre is just one of the Life Skills projects owned and run by Canterbury Oast Trust (COT). We offer opportunities for people with learning disability to gain skills such as animal care and horticulture.
Do something amazing to help raise funds for our charity. There is something for everyone in our event calendar so join in the fun and help COT to continue its amazing work.
If you would like to be part of our amazing charity we'd love to talk to you about ways to get involved as a volunteer.
Canterbury Oast Trust (COT) owns and runs the Rare Breeds Centre. COT is a charity caring for people with learning disabilities who learn life skills on our 100 acre farm.