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2012-06-08 23:00:03

Save the date: World Oceans Day at AZA-accredited aquariums and zoos is June 8! Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 As leaders in ocean conservation education and science, aquariums and zoos accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) invite the public to dive in to ocean conservation on June 8 — World Oceans Day. “AZA-accredited aquariums and zoos are actively engaging millions of people in ocean issues and making conservation action attainable for families...

2012-02-01 15:00:00

New year, new excitement at Charleston´s #1 family attraction. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 Construction is now underway on the Madagascar Journey exhibit opening this spring at the South Carolina Aquarium. MWV (formerly MeadWestvaco) is the presenting sponsor of the new exhibit, helping make it possible for South Carolinian´s to experience the wonders of Madagascar first-hand. Construction: The South Carolina Aquarium is a not-for-profit institution and therefore...

2011-11-10 14:30:00

The Explore blog brings you exciting, informative, and inspiring wildlife conservation features, zoo and aquarium stories, and profiles. Be sure to visit http:// http://wildexplorer.org to get your wild animal fix! Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Every year, over 20 million seahorses are taken from their habitats to be used for medicinal and commercial use. This past weekend, the John G. Shedd Aquarium hosted âœThe Husbandry, Management and...

2011-08-09 12:04:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PGAV Destinations, a global leader in the planning and design of entertainment and cultural destinations, is pleased to announce that its Grand Aquarium project has been a sensation at Ocean Park, Hong Kong. PGAV served as lead designer of this state-of-the-art aquatic attraction. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110809/CG49655) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101209/CG15121LOGO-b) The Grand Aquarium is the centerpiece of...

2011-04-18 09:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquarium of the Bay today unveiled its No Fins, No Future: Support AB 376 exhibition to help local sharks by spurring support for the passage of Assembly Bill, AB 376, which would ban the possession, sale, trade and distribution of shark fins in California. No Fins, No Future will highlight the importance of this legislation through a multimedia station, including WildAid's public service announcement by Yao Ming. An action station will...

2011-04-01 06:24:00

ATLANTA, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Aquarium is proud to announce the debut of the much-anticipated AT&T Dolphin Tales gallery and show on Saturday, April 2. Dedicated to inspiring memorable connections between humans and dolphins, AT&T Dolphin Tales strives to create a greater understanding of these magnificent animals and to develop a lasting legacy for the conservation of dolphins and other marine mammals. "The new gallery and show is an important addition and...

2011-03-24 08:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecting visitors with one of the most intelligent and fascinating inhabitants of San Francisco Bay, Aquarium of the Bay today welcomed a new Giant Pacific Octopus, Octopus dofleini. Like others of its kind, the animal came to the Aquarium in a roundabout fashion, by way of a local crab fisherman. Giant Pacific Octopuses have a particular hankering for crabs as well as den-like enclosures, and often mistake crabber's nets as a hunting and...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.