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    Shark Gallery Member Preview Days

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    Storytime – The Pout-Pout Fish

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    Sips Under the Sea Lite: Mask-A-Rade

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SHARKS! Predators of the Deep
— Opening October 23, 2020

Home to one of the most misunderstood species in the ocean — sharks — our latest expansion is nearly ready for guests. From the thrilling Shark Cage Dive to the Shark & Ray Immersion experience, this new gallery has it all.

Get Original Works of Art By Our Amazing Animals

Many of our animals possess a playful and curious nature. As part of our daily enrichment program, some of them spend their time expressing themselves through art. For the first time ever, you can purchase one of these memorable pieces. Your purchase supports the ongoing work we do to care for these animals and animals around the globe. 

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Whale Shark

Scientific Name
Rhincodon typus
Conservation Status
Whale sharks’ mouths can reach up to 4 feet (1.2 m) across

Manta Ray

Scientific Name
Mobula sp. cf. birostris
Conservation Status
Manta rays often somersault while feeding

White Spotted Jelly

Scientific Name
Phyllorhiza punctata
Conservation Status
Not Evaluated
A large group of jellies is called a smack
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We've changed a few things to make our experience safer for everyone. Here's what to expect:

  • Tickets are only available online in advance
  • Reserved timeslots must be observed for entry
  • Entry temperature scans are required
  • Masks are required for guests 3 years and up

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