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SHARKS! Predators of the Deep
— Opening Fall 2020

Home to one of the most misunderstood species in the ocean — sharks — our latest expansion is nearly complete. 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 have been spotted jumping clear of the water – it is not known whether this behavior serves a social purpose, or is done to dislodge parasite from the skin

White Spotted Jelly

Scientific Name
Phyllorhiza punctata
Conservation Status
Not Evaluated
A large group of jellies is called a smack
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