July 23, 2018

Aquarium set to reopen after hurricane damage

But the happy ending to this story is that six months after the storm, more than 80 percent of aquarium’s collection remains intact, and visitors should be able to see walruses, angelfish, otters and other animals when about half the aquarium reopens May 25. There are also plans to expand and floodproof the aquarium, which is on Coney Island next to the Cyclone roller coaster.

As aquarium director Jon Forrest Dohlin walked through the 14-acre grounds recently, penguins watched from their outdoor habitat. Walruses snoozed as sea lions arced through the air on their trainers’ cues, staying in practice for

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