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Marlins' Stadium Fish Aquarium Is Animal Abuse, Activists Claim

By: Natalie Wolchover, Life’s Little Mysteries Staff Writer
Published: 03/15/2012 02:29 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries

It’s usually a bad idea to throw fastballs at a fish tank. Designers of the new Marlins baseball stadium in Miami have disregarded that maxim, and have installed two 20-foot-long tropical fish aquariums on the field directly behind home plate.

Marlins President David Samson says using aquariums as a backstop “screams Miami,” but animal rights activists think it screams animal abuse. Experts on fish wellbeing are undecided on the matter.

First, despite their position in the line of fire, the stadium aquariums won’t bust. According

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/18/marlins-stadium-fish-aquarium_n_1353991.html