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2014-05-28 23:01:41

"Sound Scientists" campers – ages 6 to 15 – will explore our watery world in single-day and weeklong sessions, which begin June 23. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 There’s still time to give kids a fun experience exploring our watery world this summer, through the “Sound Scientists” camp programs that start June 23 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The Aquarium will show kids the fun side of science inquiry, with lots of hands-on activities and experiments....

2014-05-20 23:01:50

Guests can buy nectar cups and hand-feed the lorikeets in walk-through aviary, open May 24-Sept. 1. A memorable 'Get-Close' experience. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Step into a lush aviary to share a laugh and a squawk with beautiful tropical birds that will sip food right out of your hands as “Lorikeets” returns as the special summer exhibit at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. “Lorikeets” will be open from May 24 through Sept. 1 outside on the Aquarium’s riverfront...

2014-05-14 23:01:57

Participants meet fish, squid, crabs, mollusks and other marine animals brought up right out of Long Island Sound right before their eyes. Cruises offered on Saturdays in May and June; then daily in July and August. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Get a deeper new appreciation for Long Island Sound when you meet some of its resident creatures, brought up wriggling and wet right before your eyes, aboard a Marine Life Study Cruise offered by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. A new season...

2014-04-23 23:00:30

The beloved naturalist/adventurer will talk about his experiences and introduce a menagerie of live animals. Tickets are on sale now; sell-outs are expected. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Celebrated zookeeper Jack Hanna will recount his adventures in the wild while displaying a menagerie of live animal friends in two special shows on Wed., May 7 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The animal adventures will begin at 2 & 7:30 p.m. in the Aquarium’s IMAX Theater. Tickets are $50...

2014-03-17 23:01:13

The Connecticut attraction is displaying a 7-foot narwhal tusk in advance of an April 7 lecture by an expert on these "unicorns of the sea." Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Visitors to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk can check out a rare 7-foot narwhal tusk that’s on loan to the Connecticut attraction now through April 7. Cousins to beluga whales, narwhals are called “the unicorns of the sea” because of their single spiraling tusks. The tusk is on exhibit at The...

2014-03-08 23:01:17

The biologist/environmentalist/author will offer his unique and challenging perspectives on ocean conservation – and on the state of the environmental sciences in general. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 Hear a unique and challenging perspective on ocean conservation – and on the state of the environmental sciences in general – from “renegade naturalist” Dr. Daniel Botkin in a special lecture on Mon., March 10 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Dr. Botkin is a scientist...

2013-11-12 23:03:35

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk opens its backstage spaces for a special behind-the-scenes tour this Saturday (Nov. 16). Conducted before the Aquarium opens, from 8:15 to 10 a.m., the guided tour offers unique opportunities to see how the animal-husbandry staff meets the varying food and water needs of some 2,000 resident animals. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Enjoy a special backstage look at how the sharks, seals, sea turtles, river otters and hundreds of other aquatic species...

2013-11-11 23:02:31

No other modern animal may command both our fears and fascination as much as the great white shark – but The Maritime Aquarium’s new IMAX film suggests, instead, that these incredible predators mainly need our help and respect. “Great White Shark” unravels the mystery of the creature we love to fear in telling the true story of its role atop the oceanic food chain. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 We're not going to need a bigger screen. The six-story screen of The...

2013-05-13 23:03:07

Be the first to experience what´s new at the South Carolina Aquarium. Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Mark the calendar, May 25th is the big kick-off to summer at the South Carolina Aquarium. Visitors can be the first to be immersed in two new 4-D movies, experience the new Animal Care Exhibit, and get up-close to some friendly critters in our revamped hands-on experience. Explore, play, and discover at this very special kick-off to summer. What´s new? 4-D Theater...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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