Saturday, November 07, 2009

Florida Aquarium in Tampa

I was looking for a distraction this weekend and decided to go to the Florida Aquarium.

Jellyfish video:

The lights change colors as the jellyfish swim by.

Leafy Green Seadragon video:

The seadragons move so gracefully. They are seahorses with leafy camouflage that blends in with seaweed.

Here's the stingray tank. You can put your hand in to touch them.

Rays like to brush up against each other as they swim by. I like to learn about the creatures we swim with at the beach.

These shore birds are black-necked stilts.

A roseate spoonbill watches the people go by from the mangrove marsh habitat.

A brown duck in the cypress marsh habitat.

There's a new exhibit upstairs about home aquariums.

Goliath Grouper video:

These behemoths like to hang around coral reefs and under bridges.

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