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Feb 2, 2022
New Wildlife Explorers Basecamp at the San Diego Zoo to open Mar. 11
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – On Good Morning San Diego, KUSI’s Allie Wagner was out at the new Wildlife Explorers Basecamp to get all the new details and she even got to meet a new sloth friend...

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Jan 13, 2022
What's Next: Galápagos Islands at the Houston Zoo, Episode 1

Join us on a peek behind our construction fence to find out why we’re bringing the Galápagos Islands to you in early 2023...

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Jan 10, 2022
Shedd Aquarium Unveils $500 Million ‘Centennial Commitment’

New strategic vision will prepare Shedd for the next 100 years, transforming the aquarium’s historic galleries, accelerating aquatic science and research, and equitably expanding access to nature for all...

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Nov 13, 2021
TEA announces 28th annual slate of Thea Awards recipients
(official press release)

“The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) congratulates the new TEA Thea Awards recipients, representing excellence, innovation and leadership in the creation of compelling places...

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Oct 25, 2021
Kansas City Zoo ready to ‘make waves’ with new $75 million aquarium

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Zoo is showing off progress on its new $75 million aquarium project. City leaders and community partners spent part of Monday afternoon surveying the progress on the building...

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Sept 29 2021
Port commissioners OK agreements with Brevard Zoo for proposed aquarium at Port Canaveral

The Brevard Zoo's quest to build an aquarium on property at Port Canaveral took a big step forward on Wednesday, as port commissioners...

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Aug 29, 2020
Mississippi Aquarium brings generations for an o
pening day experience

The grand opening of the Mississippi Aquarium, delayed by the coronavirus, dodged two hurricanes this week, was held Saturday on the 15th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina...

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Aug 10, 2020
Prepare To Be Submerged: Details of Georgia Aquarium's Shark Exhibit Revealed

More than two years ago, Georgia Aquarium announced plans to undergo the largest expansion in its history complete with a redesigned entrance and one-million-gallon shark exhibit...

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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...

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July 10, 2020
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

It’s official…Adventure Cove is now fully open!! Upon entering the Zoo, you won’t have to walk far to see sea lions basking in the sun or hear them barking and bellowing...

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July 20, 2020
Columbus Zoo opens Adventure Cove

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

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July 9, 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...

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July 1, 2022
Construction a
ctivity 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...

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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...

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June 28, 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...

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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...

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March 4, 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...

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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...

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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,...

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Nov 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.

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Nov 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.

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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...

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Aug 9, 2019

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...

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Aug 8, 2019

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.

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May 24, 2019

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

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May 3, 2019

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.

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May 3, 2019

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

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Apr 30, 2019

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

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Oct 3, 2018

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.

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May 1, 2018

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.

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May 6, 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 .

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March 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.

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March 25, 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,...

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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...

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January 21, 2015
Snow Monk
ey 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.

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January 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.

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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.

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March 10, 2014
Changes to Jacksonville Zoo Lions and Tigers

Waterfall and Pool LSS by TJP Engineering!

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