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Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada’s Spot the Sea Turtle makes her
pick for Super Bowl

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ -The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download.

Story Summary:  As Super Bowl Sunday approaches, predictions are coming in everywhere – including at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada where Spot the Sea Turtle chose the New England Patriots as this year’s winner.

SOURCE Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Video with caption: “Video: Super Predictions at Canada’s Largest Indoor Aquarium”. Video available at:


Aquarium says the helicopter approach is the key to better pet parents

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With the growth in the use of comprehensive pet insurance software, we can drill down into the data provided to reveal much more useful insights and based on a significantly larger


Georgia Aquarium's 'Aquanaut Adventure' challenges budding scientists

Firearm enthusiasts are no doubt looking forward to visiting Stoddard’s Atlanta — a massive public shooting range and gun store now open within city limits.


Watch a virtual tour of Sea Life Michigan aquarium before its grand opening

AUBURN HILLS, MI — Watch the video above to get an early look at the largest aquarium in the state: Sea Life Michigan.

On Thursday, The Flint Journal-MLive got a preview of the aquarium at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets. It houses 150,000 gallons of water, more than 5,000 creatures and 250 species.

In the video above, see footage of attractions like sharks and stingrays, a 180-degree underwater tunnel where attendees can creatures swimming above and around them, an interactive touchpool where people can feel the texture of shallow water sea creatures and more.

Admission is $23.50 for adults, and $18.50 for children age 3-12.


Aquarium's New Otter Named "Ari" in Online Naming Contest

The newest resident of the Texas State Aquarium finally has a name of its own — Ari the Otter!

Garnering over 30-percent of the votes in the Aquarium’s online naming contest, the name Ari was selected for the one-year old female North American River Otter.

The otter recently came to the Aquarium via the North Carolina Zoo. She now resides in the Aquarium’s Otter Creek exhibit, along with 10-year old Merlin, a male North American River Otter.


Texas Aquarium Store Targeted By Vandals Reopens

A Texas aquarium store where vandals caused about $10,000 of damage over the weekend was open for business Monday.

LUBBOCK (January 19, 2015) A fish store in Lubbock was open Monday after vandals shot into 10 aquariums and sent about 1,000 gallons of water gushing to the floor and causing about $10,000 over the weekend.

Police are investigating.

Most of the fish were saved following the break-in, which triggered a store alarm, officials with


American Aquarium channels Springsteen tenderness on ‘Man I’m Supposed to Be’ — exclusive

The roots-rockers of American Aquarium are firm believers in the power of straightforwardness. For the video for their new single “Man I’m Supposed to Be” (from their upcoming LP Wolves, out Feb. 3), a ballad that recalls Springsteen’s more tender moments, they recall the song’s birth, with frontman BJ Barham strumming an acoustic guitar in his apartment—a rare moment at home for someone who spends 300 days a year on the road.


Hear Nick Cave’s new cover of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Avalanche’ for ‘Black Sails’

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Newport Aquarium adding Shark Bridge

The Newport Aquarium is adding a feature called Shark Bridge for the 2015 season, the only suspension bridge in North America on which visitors can walk just inches above nearly two dozen lurking sharks.

The bridge is scheduled to open in mid-April — a 100-foot-long, V-shaped rope bridge suspended over the waters of the Surrounded by Sharks exhibit’s 385,000-gallon tank.

Shark Bridge will offer an exclusive adventure and unique perspective of walking closely atop seven species of sharks, four rare and exotic shark rays, multiple stingrays and more than 300 fish.



Toledo Zoo's Aquarium getting ready to open in March

A balloon with a girl’s message to her deceased father found its way to people who want to help her.


FishBit Aquarium Monitor Floats So Your Fish Won't

Anyone with an aquarium knows the pains of maintaining that fragile underwater ecosystem — and the result of failure. FishBit, which launched at CES 2015, is a new gadget that aims to keep your fish and other aquatic critters in good health by constantly monitoring the water they swim in and sending the data to your smartphone. It’s not the only such device out there, but it does look like the easiest and most comprehensive for home aquarium owners. The monitor device sticks to the inside of the tank and keeps tabs on temperature, salinity, ammonia levels and