Tennessee Aquarium to Hit the 25th Million Guests Milestone During its Holiday

Tennessee Aquarium to Hit the 25th Million Guests Milestone During its Holiday

Tennessee Aquarium is a perfect explanation of what an artificial setup of a marine life should be like. As an education and entertainment center, the aquarium has enabled hundreds of thousands of persons to create a unique connection between themselves and the marine life.

According to Thom Benson, an outdoor author at Chattanoogan, Tennessee Aquarium has hosted millions of guests since the start.

Tennessee Aquarium Holiday Celebration To Coincide With Arrival Of 25 Millionth Guest

As host to millions of guests, the Tennessee Aquarium and its many animal ambassadors have created millions of photo opportunities and forged millions of cherished memories over the years.

With the imminent arrival of the holidays, the Aquarium is thankful for the opportunity to have touched — and to continue to touch — so many lives. In the coming weeks, however, several guests’ visits will be extra-memorable as the Aquarium celebrates hosting 25 million visitors since opening in 1992.

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During these visits, people have been able to create special memories of this place, making Tennessee Aquarium one of the most popular in the world.

According to WRCB TV, the aquarium expects to host its 25th million visitors in its upcoming holiday celebration.

A magical milestone for the Tennessee Aquarium

With the imminent arrival of the holidays, the Aquarium is thankful for the opportunity to have touched — and to continue to touch — so many lives. In the coming weeks, however, several guests’ visits will be extra-memorable as the Aquarium celebrates hosting 25 million visitors since opening in 1992.

During the preceding week, a “prize patrol” will award six randomly selected guests with gift shop certificates, vouchers for a Chattanooga hotel stay and tickets for a return visit to the Aquarium.

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The management of the aquarium has set aside the 4-day holiday for Thanksgiving. The holiday season starts Thursday, November 22 through Sunday, November 25.

According to Chattanooga Pulse the aquarium is planning to host day animal programs during the 4-day holiday season.

Daily animal programs

During Holidays Under the Peaks, educators will lead daily special programs that offer insights into animals like romping River Otters, toad-ly awesome amphibians and the Bearded Dragon, a lizard so fast it could be a walk-on for Santa’s sleigh team.

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The purpose of the program will be to give people more insight about the animals that are in the Tennessee Aquarium.

Conclusion

Now, if you have ever wanted to pay a visit to the Tennessee Aquarium, November 22, 2018, through November 25, 2018, would be a very good time to do just that.

Roundhouse Aquarium in Manhattan Beach Has Been Reopened

Roundhouse Aquarium in Manhattan Beach Has Been Reopened

If you live around Manhattan Beach and you love the artificial marine life, then you must have heard of, or know, the Roundhouse Aquarium. Actually, the aquarium had been closed for some time for renovation. Today, however, the aquarium has been reopened to the public.

According to a report published on KTLA, the aquarium, which had been closed for a very long time is finally reopened to the public.

Newly Renovated Aquarium Reopens in Manhattan Beach

The Roundhouse Aquarium on the Manhattan Beach Pier celebrated its reopening Monday after undergoing $4 million worth of renovations. Steve Kuzj reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Nov. 5, 2018.

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According to the video report, the renovation cost a lot of money and definitely took a very long time to complete.

According to a post published by Kristen Farmer on the Daily Breeze the renovation would not have been successful without the partnership between Oceanographic Teaching Stations and the Harrison Greenberg Foundation.

Partnership to success

The Roundhouse beautification project represents one of the largest public-private partnerships in Manhattan Beach history – a collaboration between the city, Oceanographic Teaching Stations and the Harrison Greenberg Foundation. The renovations took nearly a year to complete and included $2 million in infrastructure upgrades on behalf of Manhattan Beach municipality, such as replacing water, sewer and fire suppression lines.

“It was a big job to do in a very short time,” said Manhattan Beach Mayor Steve Napolitano at the opening ceremony. “And it turned out fantastic.”

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The new aquarium will continue to serve as an Oceanographic Teaching Station education facility, which has already successfully drawn the attention of many students.

The report published on TBR News shows that the aquarium is really improved. And now it has more than 70 unique animal species.

Refreshing a community gem

The refurbished iconic aquarium at the foot of the Manhattan Beach pier made its official debut during an emotional opening ceremony Nov. 5. The fresh design features 14 oceanic tanks, two fresh water tanks, a wrap-around touch tank and 75 species of marine life.

Exhibits include a sea jellies tank, shark tank and additional marine life such as moray eels, seahorses and an octopus. The new Roundhouse also features an unhindered view of the horizon. “For the first time in 100 years, you can look down the pier west and see the largest aquarium in the world – the Pacific Ocean,” Michael Greenberg said of the new building at its opening ceremony.

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The renovation project cost about $4 Million and took more than a year to complete and reopen to the public.

Conclusion

If you have always wanted to pay a visit to one of the most beautiful scenes, where you can even enjoy the beauty of the artificial marine life, then you should consider visiting the Roundhouse Aquarium in the Manhattan Beach.

Osaka Plump Seal, Central Coast Joan and DCCC Open Aquarium

Osaka Plump Seal, Central Coast Joan and DCCC Open Aquarium

There is a lot going on in the aquarium setup environment. It seems like every aquarium out there is working hard to become the best. And the already popular ones are busy making their aquariums better for the outside world. To bring you up to speed, here is what has been happening in the world of artificial marine life.

A report posted on Inquirer shows that a female seal that’s drawing visitors’ attention at Osaka Aquarium.

LOOK: Plump seal at Osaka aquarium may steal your heart

A female ringed seal called Yuki at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan in Osaka is drawing visitors’ attention with her unusually round figure.

Nevertheless, she looks especially plump because her head is rather small and she tends to tuck it in while sleeping, the aquarium said. The number of visitors to the aquarium has increased since some visitors posted photos of the seal on their Twitter accounts in late September.

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According to the report, the name of the female seal is Yuki. It is about 10 years old and about a meter long.

According to a report compiled by The Dispatch, the DCCC aquarium plans to open its doors to the public this weekend.

DCCC hosting Open Aquarium Days starting today

Each Open Aquarium Day will feature animal encounters, zoo keeper talks by zoo and aquarium science students, animal feedings every 20 minutes and family activities.

Some dates will include additional activities.

The Zoo and Aquarium Science Club will host trunk-or-treat 6-7 p.m. Friday following the Open Aquarium event. Attendees are encouraged to dress in costume and bring a bag of candy. The club will host a haunted trail 7-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and under.

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The main objective is to allow the public to interact with aquatic life and animal in the DCCC (Division County Community College) aquarium.

Another report published on KSBBY by reporter Aja Goare reveals that Central Coast Aquarium has released Joan, a Giant Pacific Octopus, back to the Pacific Ocean.

Central Coast Aquarium releases “Joan” the octopus back into Pacific Ocean

A year after she came to the Central Coast Aquarium in Avila Beach, “Joan” the Octopus is back home in the Pacific Ocean. Joan, a Giant Pacific Octopus, was donated to the aquarium last year after she was accidentally caught by a fisherman.

“They’re the largest species of octopus,” Central Coast Aquarium Programs Dir. Travis Norton said. “They can get up to 16 feet long and weigh 100 lbs, so she’s very small for a Giant Pacific Octopus. We think she’s about 1 year old.”

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According to Central Coast aquarium, Joan had to be taken back to the Pacific Ocean because that is where she belongs.

Conclusion

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Maritime Educators, Virginia Admission, and Florida Aquarium New Executive

Maritime Educators, Virginia Admission, and Florida Aquarium New Executive

Even if you are just getting started with setting up a simple aquarium, you already know that artificial marine life is an art that people take seriously these days. The likes of Maritime, Virginia, and Florida aquarium are still investing to make their Aquariums suitable for visitors as well as students.

According to a post published on NC Advertiser by the Darien Times, Maritime Aquarium open its door to educators in the region.

Maritime Aquarium hosts free open house for educators

“‘Fish School’ demonstrates all the ways the Aquarium can be an extension of the classroom,” said Tom Naiman, the Aquarium’s director of education. “From our animal exhibits to our IMAX Theater to our catalog of unique programs — for preschoolers all the way up to college level – the Aquarium and our education programs are intended to support educators, while of course teaching and inspiring their students.”

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The objective of the show is to give students and teachers the opportunity to connect with the educational materials at the aquarium to help fulfill state.

You now have the opportunity to get an admission at Virginia Aquarium, as shown in a report published on WTKR by the Web Staff.

Virginia Aquarium offering half off admission in October

If you haven’t been to the Virginia Aquarium lately, October’s the perfect time to go! Throughout the entire month, Hampton Roads residents will receive 50 percent off Aquarium admission.

To receive the discount, all you need to do is show proof of residency, such as a valid Hampton Roads license or photo ID with matching current utility bill for a Hampton Roads residence. Anyone who lives in the following areas, including member localities of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, is eligible for the discount:

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According to the report, those who want to get an admission from the aquarium can get up to 50% discounts.

In other news, as reported by Veronica Brezina Smith on the Biz Journal, Florida Aquarium has a new member of staff.

Florida Aquarium adds another new exec to its team

The aquarium has brought on board Tim Binder, who will serve as vice president of animal care and health. His priorities will focus on animal care, develop new exhibits and expand existing ones and facilitate partnerships with organizations, according to the news release.

Binder has 20 years of experience in working at the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago and the Georgia Aquarium, one of the largest aquariums in the United States.

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According to the report, the new vice president, Tim Binder, will be in charge of animal care and their overall health.

Conclusion

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Henry Doorly Zoo, Fort Fisher, and Maritime Aquarium Open to Visitors

Henry Doorly Zoo, Fort Fisher, and Maritime Aquarium Open to Visitors

Aquascaping is a unique art at its best. From basic fish tank design to the concept of smart aquarium, there are no limits to what an artificial marine life can look like. Today, more aquariums are opening to the public.  With that said, here is a list of aquariums opened to the public.

A report published on 1011 Now shows that Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is the most popular attraction since 1966.

Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium welcomes 50 millionth visitor

The Zoo reached a milestone of one million visitors for its first time in 1992, the same year the Lied Jungle opened. Attendance steadily grew throughout the next fourteen years until the Zoo would reach a new milestone of two million visitors in 2016 with the opening of its largest project to date, African Grasslands. Today, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium sees more than two million guests through its gates each year.

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This zoo and aquarium has attracted many people. The number has hit 50 million visitors at the time of this writing.

According to Robert Koch from The Hour, Maritime Aquarium is making plans to open a four-dimensional theater in October 2019.

Maritime Aquarium plans to open 4D theater in October 2019

With replacement of Walk Bridge slated to start in late 2019, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk plans to begin building a 4D theater and replacement exhibit space starting this fall. Replacement of the rail bridge, which bisects the aquarium on North Water Street, will require removal of the aquarium’s IMAX theater and a riverfront structure, which is home to the “Go Fish,” “Meerkats” and “Dragons” exhibits. Aquarium officials describe the planned fall construction start on the new theater and exhibit space as an “advance response” to the bridge replacement.

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According to the Chief Operating Officer of the Maritime Aquarium, the project will not have a major impact the artificial marine life or its visitors.

According to a report published on Port City Daily by Michael Praats, the Fort Fisher Aquarium in North Carolina will be reopening soon.

Aquarium at Fort Fisher weathers Hurricane Florence, ready for reopening

Despite facing struggles, including power outages and a chiller failure from Hurricane Florence, the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is ready to reopen.

According to a press release from the aquarium’s spokeswoman Robin Nalepa, “Initial storm damage assessments of the aquarium found no major damage and animals in good condition. Low-lying areas on the aquarium grounds, including gardens and the Nature Play area, sustained minor flooding and downed trees. Water levels are slowly subsiding and the aquarium team continues to remove vegetation and debris.

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Even after facing power issues and experiencing additional inconveniences from Hurricane Florence, the aquarium reported zero damages and the animals are in good condition.

Conclusion

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