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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]