Latest Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium Stories
A giant manta ray baby that was believed to be the first born in captivity died Thursday after being abused by its father, Japanese keepers said.
What is believed to be the first giant manta ray born in captivity has arrived at a southern Japanese aquarium, the facility said Sunday.
A dolphin, equipped with what is believed to be the world's first artificial fin, demonstrated her swimming and jumping skills to celebrate her recovery at a Japanese aquarium. Fuji, estimated to be 34 years old, lost 75 percent of her tail fin due to a mysterious disease in late 2002.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.