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It is where you can see the worlds largest collection of Chesapeake Bay fishes... come face to face with sea turtles...encounter sharks with nothing to fear...touch stingrays...look for wild life in the salt marsh...Explore it all at the Virginia Aquarium.
Embark on a global odyssey to discover the largest and leastexplored habitat on earth. New ocean science and technology has allowed us togo further into the unknown than we ever thought possible.
Sea turtles are some of Earth’s most ancient and majesticcreatures. These remarkable reptiles travel open ocean for as many as 50 yearsand return to the very beach where they were born to lay eggs that are thefoundation of the next generation. The crew followed the turtles to capture thewonder of their habitat – from enormous breaching whales to playful sea lions,tiny sea horses and vibrant clown fish. Sea turtles remind us just howinterconnected we all are in this amazing world.
Accompany an educator through the inner workings of the Virginia Aquarium and peer into selected aquariums. Find out what it takes to keep the animals healthy and their habitat clean. Learn about the careers that make an aquarium work, from animal care to engineering. Children must be at least 8 years old and 48 inches tall. Appropriate footwear required. Guests must be able to climb stairs.
A unique view from the top of the sea turtle aquarium where you observe a feeding and interaction with five large sea turtles. Learn about the history and behavior of sea turtles and conservation efforts world wide and discover what it takes to keep these gentle creatures healthy. Children must be at least 8 years old and 48 inches tall. Appropriate footwear required. Guests must be able to climb stairs.