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Ocean Animals Quiz: Can You Classify These Sea Creatures?

Whales, sharks, squids, dolphins – the ocean is full of amazing creatures, but do you know what differentiates them all? With so many amazing animals beneath the sea, it can be hard to know what’s what. To help you get to grips with the wonderful creatures which inhabit our seas, rivers, lakes and coasts, we’re … Continued

These Happy Sea Creatures Will Make You Smile

All sea creatures are happiest hanging out in their underwater habitats, whether that’s surrounded by coral reef, the ‘rainforest’ of the ocean, or chilling out in the sandy shallows. But the natural world can create some pretty extraordinary moments like a Stingray swimming along with a massive grin.

Interview With a Shark

Welcome to Bristol’s very own interview with our creatures. Here, we interview our creatures and fish out the dirt and gossip from beneath the waves.

Sea Creatures vs. Us

Sea creatures may look completely different to us, but really, we’re not as different as you may think! There’s no denying that they’re heaps better than us at swimming, but we humans have plenty of things in common with our friends in the ocean.

Visitors catch aquarium’s ‘star’ fish on camera

A smiling ray, a turtle swimming in the clouds and a collection of octopus’ suckers were among the winning images in Bristol Aquarium’s inaugural Fin-tastic Photography Competition. The Harbourside wildlife attraction invited visitors to capture the aquarium’s fishy residents on film. Close to 50 images were sent in and staff then had the challenging task … Continued

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