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Animal Update: More Species Added to Living Seashore!

More animals have been successfully introduced into our newest exhibit, Living Seashore!

Published February 20, 2015

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Vampire squid Rollin' In The Deep

For generations, humankind has referred to outer space as the final frontier. But what about the unknown depths of our own planet?

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octo header No Hands? No Problem: Tool Use Among Aquatic Animals

Aquatic animals are resourceful—just like humans, when they can’t solve a problem, they can look to the world around them ... and fashion tools!  

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