“The area surrounding Tampa’s downtown port has come a long way from its days as La Draga, or “the dregs.” And for that, the city can thank a pioneer, The Florida Aquarium. The facility’s grand opening 16 years ago helped to launch a renaissance along the waterfront. And now it’s poised to do it again.” - declares a September St. Petersburg Times editorial.
More than 270 volunteers and interns help make The Florida Aquarium a comfortable home for fish, birds, plants and many other wild creatures.
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