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A Sssspectaular Celebration

A Sssspectaular Celebration

July 16, 2018
It’s World Snake Day! If your first thought sounds something like, “Why in the world would we dedicate an entire day to snakes?” You’re probably not alone. However, snakes play a crucial role in our ...
Taking a Step Towards a Brighter Future

Taking a Step Towards a Brighter Future

July 16, 2018
Imagine a world where our animals were not at risk of being endangered. Unfortunately, that world does not exist due to the threats that some of our species face each and every day. As humans, we put ...
Hearing Tests on Wild Whales

Hearing Tests on Wild Whales

June 25, 2018
Scientists published the first hearing tests on a wild population of healthy marine mammals. The tests on beluga whales in Bristol Bay, AK, revealed that the whales have sensitive hearing abilities ...
Splash into a Summer of Fun

Splash into a Summer of Fun

June 06, 2018
Summer is finally here! We’re stuck between feeling excited and shocked that the first half of the year flew by so quickly. Now that you (hopefully) have more free time on your hands, we have...
A Sea of Plastic

A Sea of Plastic

June 05, 2018
June 8 marks World Oceans Day, a day where people around the world come together to celebrate our ocean that connects us all. On this year’s World Oceans Day, Georgia Aquarium is encouraging guests ...
How to Train Your Dragon: Aquarium Edition

How to Train Your Dragon: Aquarium Edition

June 05, 2018
At Georgia Aquarium, we see dragons every day. They can’t fly and they don’t breathe fire but rather they move slowly through the water with frilly appendages. Weedy seadragons are known for their ...
Four Manatees In Georgia Receive Satellite Tags

Four Manatees In Georgia Receive Satellite Tags

June 04, 2018
Researchers from Florida-based Sea to Shore Alliance,  Georgia Aquarium, and Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) successfully led a team of manatee experts and volunteers to capture, tag, ...
A Partnership That Makes an Impact

A Partnership That Makes an Impact

June 01, 2018
ATLANTA (June 1, 2018) – Every day we see images of plastic-filled oceans and beaches on social media, television and the news. Many of us wonder how to reduce our impact on the environment and ...
Are Sharks Really as Scary as we Perceive Them to be?

Are Sharks Really as Scary as we Perceive Them to be?

May 29, 2018
In 1975, JAWS premiered in theaters across the United States. The film was a fear-fueled drama that started a trickle down effect that stems all the way to present day when it comes to sharks. The ...
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