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Latest Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium Stories

2007-06-21 04:05:00

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.

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2007-06-17 09:00:00

What is believed to be the first giant manta ray born in captivity has arrived at a southern Japanese aquarium, the facility said Sunday.

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2005-03-12 16:26:34

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.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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