INVITATION: The night of cave animals in Dubrovnik City


The "Night of cave animals" will be held on Sunday 30/11/2014 in Aquarium, Institute for Marine and Coastal Research in the fort St John (Kneza Damian Jude street 12).

Event is one of the activities of the project Life under the City - the richest cave ecosystem in the world, carried out by Croatian Biospeleological Society and co-financed by the City of Dubrovnik.

Visitors will be introduced to main characteristics and values of underground ecosystems, the importance of the protection and conservation of underground habitats and fauna, and in general natural values and biodiversity.

At the event visitors will have the opportunity to attend a lecture about caves and their fauna, watch a short movie about the underground fauna, study the preparations cave animals under the microscope, become familiar with the caving equipment and speleological and bispeleological research techniques.