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We hope you enjoy reading about Bristol Aquarium news, display updates and behind-the-scenes stories. For more information on a particular news story please contact the aquarium office on 0117 929 8929.

New ‘baby’ Octopus goes on display at Bristol Aquarium

October 29, 2018

A new Giant Pacific Octopus has gone on display in Bristol. Aged just over 6 months, the octopus is a young juvenile and will now grow in her new home at Bristol Aquarium.

Half Term at Bristol Aquarium

October 24, 2018

It’s not just Halloween taking over this month as SCARY CLAWS and SPOOKY TOURS comes to Bristol Aquarium this half term. Forget about the pumpkin carving because there’s so much more fun to be had.

Going Zero Waste – How to Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

October 12, 2018

Social media and the news might be waging war against packaging but it’s hard to believe when you walk down the aisles of a supermarket. Individually packaged snacks, shrink-wrapped fruit and veg: almost everything is snugly tucked into plastic sleeves, trays, and bags.

Wildlife to Spot Near Bristol This Autumn

October 5, 2018

As the trees become awash with colour, the UK’s wildlife comes out to play. Autumn is a time for change for wildlife across the country. For many animals, autumn is a time for preparation for the colder months, and that means there’s plenty to see.

Farewell to Bristol Aquarium’s Incredible Octopus

September 24, 2018

Bristol Aquarium has very sadly had to say goodbye to Luna, the giant Pacific octopus. After laying her eggs and reaching senescence (the last stage of her life cycle), her health deteriorated and for her welfare, the decision was taken by the vet and the Aquarium’s Zoological team to put her to sleep.

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