The Georgia Aquarium

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The Georgia Aquarium opened on November 23, 2005 as the World’s Largest Aquarium. With 8 million gallons of fresh and marine water, and more than 100,000 animals representing 500 species from around the globe.
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No these aren't the giant whales, there just California sea lions up close.
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One of the sea lions peeks out at the visitors.
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African black-footed penguin, part of the Cold Water exihibit.
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Of course, penguins are my favorite animal... they wear black.
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Entering the Ocean voyager tunnel, a 100 ft. long underwater tunnel.
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This captive ocean habitat containing more than 6 million gallons of saltwater.
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This exhibit features the Meso American Barrier Reef of Central America (MAR), representing the diversity of marine life of the MAR, as well as the success stories of Belize and Mexico to manage the MAR.
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Entering the tropical diver exhibit, one of three impressive exhibits of jellyfish.
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The children enjoy the tropical coral reefs. and try to "find Nemo".
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This is in the Georgia explorer section, featuring Georgia sea turtles.
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The fishes of Gray’s Reef – an underwater area off the Georgia coast designated a National Marine Sanctuary.
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In the river scout section, the see otters were almost too fast to photo, except this one stopped to eat.
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Back in the Ocean voyager viewing room, the second largest viewing window in the world at 23 ft. tall by 61 ft. wide and 2 ft. thick acrylic.
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There are two new female whale sharks, Trixie and Alice, in the aquarium - they just arrived from Taiwan this month. I don't know how to tell which one this is.
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A real tropical diver cleaning the coral reef.
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A closeup of one of the coral reefs. The aquarium was truly a gallery of living art.

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