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An extreme cave diver who has spent the last three months exploring under the ice in Antarctica is the new curator at Bristol Aquarium. Philip Jane, 41, has spent the past 10 years living and working in France where he was in charge of all life support systems for the l’Aquarium de Paris, one of […]
From baby rays and newborn seahorses to eggs-traordinary shark egg-cases and a special live guest appearance from members of the Octonauts crew, there’s a host of amazing attractions on offer throughout the Easter holidays at Bristol Aquarium (Saturday, March 28th – Sunday, April 12th). The Harbourside attraction is springing into action with a fun-packed programme […]
AQUARIUM’S GIANT OCTOPUS TO BECOME SCI-FI STAR A giant octopus from Bristol Aquarium is set to have a starring role on the cover of a new science fiction book. Elsa, the giant Pacific octopus, has been chosen by local author Paul R Goddard to be the main image on the cover of his newest book ‘Change’. […]
AQUARIUM FIRST AS DIVER FINDS NEW SHARK EGG An intrepid diver has gone on an underwater egg hunt at Bristol Aquarium and discovered a native shark species has bred successfully there for the first time. Aquarist Liv Orchart took the plunge to collect dozens of shark egg-cases from the Harbourside attraction’s giant shipwreck display. Among the […]
Visitors to Bristol Aquarium will be able to come face to face with a pair of real life mermaids over the February Half Term Holidays (Feb 14th – 22nd). From Monday 16th – Sunday 22 February, the Harbourside attraction’s aquatic residents will be joined by either Mermaid Martha or Tamara Treasure of the Sea; two […]
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