TJP Engineering News

July
16
2020

Mississippi Aquarium will open August 29th

August 29th is a somber anniversary for many on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. On that day in 2005, Hurricane Katrina roared ashore and changed the coastline forever...


July
10
2020

Columbus Zoo opens Adventure Cove

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s newest region, Adventure Cove, located just inside the zoo’s front gates...


July
09
2020

MANY MAJOR FEATURES COMPLETED FOR AQUARIUM’S OTTER EXHIBIT

FORT FISHER, NC (WWAY) — The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher said it’s making progress on the new small-clawed otter habitat called “Otters on the Edge...


July
01
2020

Construction activity starts on Mesker Park Zoo's penguin exhibit

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Construction-related activities are underway at the site of Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden's Penguins of Patagonia exhibit...


June
30
2020

Sustainability is key to Zoo Atlanta’s grand new view

In late 2013, Zoo Atlanta was approached by the City of Atlanta, Georgia, with an interesting proposition...


June
18
2020

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo gives a construction update on the sea lion habitat

OMAHA, Neb. — The Henry Doorly Zoo has some updates on the highly anticipated Owen Sea Lion Shore...


June
10
2020

HEARTBEAT OF THE MISSISSIPPI AQUARIUM UP AND RUNNING

After more than a month since the originally scheduled opening date, the Mississippi Aquarium remains under construction. As they continue to move forward, officials haven’t missed a beat...


March
09
2020

Aquarium at the Boardwalk-Opening August 2020

Branson Aquarium opening in August 2020! What an experience Aquarium at the Boardwalk will be for you and your family. Get ready for an under the water experience this summer...


May
22
2020

Columbus Zoo announces arrival of 10 California sea lions, 4 harbor seals

POWELL, Ohio -- The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has announced the arrival of 10 California sea lions and four harbor seals on Friday...


March
04
2019

This is how the new Mazatlan Aquarium will look like

The Aquarium of the Sea of Cortes aspires to become a center of scientific research of marine life through alliances with international founders and educational institutions...


Dec
26
2019

Long lines, Christmas-tree earrings and lots of fish mark St. Louis Aquarium opening

ST. LOUIS — Hundreds lined up inside Union Station on Christmas Day to be among the first to visit the city’s newest attraction: The St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station. They dressed...


Dec
23
2019

First look at Shark Canyon at the St. Louis Aquarium

ST. LOUIS — The new St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station opens on Christmas Day, but before the public is invited inside, we’re getting a first look at the largest exhibit, where the sharks,...


November
22
2019

Rare Platypus On Display At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

A pair of platypuses were introduced to the public on Friday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The animals are the only platypuses on display outside of their native country.


November
22
2019

San Diego Zoo platypuses draw crowd

The world's only two platypuses to live outside of Australia now call the San Diego Zoo Safari Park home.


Nov
14
2019

Giant otters, exotic critters move into Brevard Zoo's new Rainforest Revealed loop

Bounding across the grass in tandem — with tails bouncing — Brevard Zoo's two new giant otters dove headfirst into their new glass-walled pool and swam side-by-side, leaving trails of...


August
09
2019

New African Savanna habitat opens at Zoo Atlanta

The new African Savanna habitat is now open at Zoo Atlanta in Grant Park. The zoo’s elephants, zebras, giraffes, ostriches, warthogs and meerkats are all still adapting to their new...


August
08
2019

Zoo Atlanta unveils new elephant exhibit

The zoo unveiled its African Savanna Habitat that houses three of its newest elephants. Organizers said they've worked on the new habitat for roughly five years.


May
24
2019

Cranes, gators and eagles: Houston Zoo’s new wetlands exhibit showcases Texas conservation success

The Houston Zoo's new Texas Wetlands exhibit, and brings together three native Texas species—bald eagles, whooping cranes, and American alligators


May
03
2019

SeaWorld San Antonio’s New Attractions Make Waves as the Texas Theme Park Wars Heat Up

SeaWorld San Antonio is taking things to a new sea level. The sometimes maligned theme park is unveiling a trio of high-profile new attractions on May 3.


May
03
2019

SeaWorld San Antonio Opens State-of-the-Art Turtle Reef Habitat, Two New Family Thrill Rides

SAN ANTONIO, May 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled Turtle Reef™, featuring a first-of-its-kind biofiltration habitat.


Apr
30
2019

Stingray Bay coming to Kansas City Zoo May 2018

Opening on May 18, the new Stingray Bay exhibit will give you the chance to touch a stingray… and, maybe even a shark!


Oct
03
2018

This new Tacoma aquarium will make you say WOW

The largest capital project in Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium's 113-year history, the $50 million Pacific Seas Aquarium is a special way to teach your kids about marine life.


May
01
2018

Stingrays glide into new Kansas City Zoo exhibit

Kansas City, MO - Visitors of all ages will soon be able to get up close - and touch - some ocean wildlife at the Kansas City Zoo's new stingray exhibit.


May
06
2016

Oregon Zoo's Elephant Lands is Named Project of the Year

The elephants Lily and Samudra enjoy their new 6-acre space with a pool in the newly awarded Project of the Year at the Daily Journal of Commerce's annual TopProjects ceremony . This...


Mar
28
2015

Toledo Zoo Reopens

Visitors flood Toledo Zoo at its reopening to see the overhaul to the aquarium. The existing Aquarium at the Zoo was built in the 1930s as a WPA project and is a historic building.


Mar
23
2015

America's Wildlife Museum & Aquarium: Wonders of Wildlife

This 100 million project is under construction and will be available for the public to see in September of 2015. TJP composed the life support systems for the Under River Experience, Swamp Tank,...


Feb
16
2015

Chimelong Ocean Kingdom joins TEA Summit to accept the Thea Award

Chimelong Ocean Kingdom recieved the Thea Award for "world-class verdant paradise just a short bridge away from the buzzing casinos of Macau, raises the bar for other Chinese park...


Jan
21
2015

Snow Monkey Hot Tub at Lincoln Park Zoo

A 7,300 sq-ft exhibit for the Japanese Snow Monkeys in Chicago, features trees, a hot tub and hot rocks mimic their native environment in Japan.


Jan
17
2015

Toledo Zoo Aquarium Remodel

The exterior of the Toledo Zoo’s historic aquarium may look exactly the same, but the interior is a whole new underwater world.

The aquarium, one of the zoo’s leading attractions, has been closed since October, 2012, for a total overhaul. More than a few jaws are guaranteed to drop when it reopens March 27.


May
22
2014

Toledo Zoo Penguins

Toledo Zoo penguins are up and running! 360 sq-ft that includes a holding pool, a 20,000 gallon pool and nesting dens to breed that endangered African penguins.


Mar
10
2014

Changes to Jacksonville Zoo Lions and Tigers

Waterfall and pool LSS by TJP engineering