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There are many animals around the world that are classed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as ‘critically endangered’. In fact, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species featured 5,107 different ‘critically endangered’ animals in 2016.
This week a giant Pacific octopus, the world’s largest species of octopus, has made Bristol Aquarium its new permanent home. The female giant Pacific octopus arrived earlier this week and is settling into her new tank extremely well; playing with staff and showing off to visitors.
Head to Bristol Aquarium and immerse yourself in the wonders of water at H-2-WOAH this May half term. The harbourside attraction will be welcoming visitors to learn all about water and the aquatic species that live beneath the waves from Saturday 27 May to Sunday 4 June.