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The Florida Aquarium Encourages an Eco-Friendly Gasparilla

Tampa, Fla.  –  The Florida Aquarium encourages you to  celebrate Gasparilla in an eco-friendly way  this year!  Starting January 19, (the day following the Gasparilla Children's Parade) through January 31, bring 10 pounds of beads to the Aquarium to receive a  $10 discount off admission. 20 pounds of beads  garners a $20 discount. Those who bring in 30 pounds or more will get free admission.... Read More
at Thursday, January 23, 2020
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What’s Happening in February at The Florida Aquarium?

Tampa, Fla.  –  Can you believe we said February?  Us either. This year is flying by! With January almost under wraps, and spring break just around the corner,  February has some fun and exciting events  to get you through the rest of the month. Check out some of our must do’s in February! Valentine’s Day Dinner Friday, February 14, 2020 (7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.) Show the  depths of your love with a special Valentine’s... Read More
at Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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WWE Superstar Titus O’Neil and The Florida Aquarium Announce $51,608 Donation to Australia Zoo

Tampa, Fla. –  The Florida Aquarium and Thaddeus Bullard, aka WWE Superstar Titus O’Neil announce a $51,608 donation to the Australia Zoo to support their efforts to save wildlife affected by the bushfires in Australia. The Florida Aquarium President and CEO Roger Germann and Titus partnered together to raise critical funds this past Saturday, January 11. Net proceeds from every general ticket sold – as well any donation designated through... Read More
at Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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The Florida Aquarium Celebrates Their 25th Anniversary with Major Announcements

Tampa, Fla. – The Florida Aquarium announced 14-months of infrastructure expansion, exhibit enhancement, and fun, engaging onsite and community events to celebrate 25 years. The Florida Aquarium opened its doors on March 31, 1995, in what was then a mostly undeveloped Channel District. Since then, The Florida Aquarium has grown with the area, becoming a bedrock attraction in the Tampa Bay community and a conservation leader in the world. In recognition of its past... Read More
at Thursday, January 16, 2020
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WWE Superstar Titus O’Neil Teams Up With The Florida Aquarium to Raise Funds for Australia Bushfire Rescue Efforts

Tampa, Fla. – Thaddeus Bullard, aka WWE Superstar Titus O’Neil, is partnering with The Florida Aquarium on a worldwide scale in order to save wildlife affected by the bushfires in Australia. The Florida Aquarium President and CEO Roger Germann and Titus are coming together to raise critical funds this Saturday, January 11th. Net proceeds from every general ticket sold – as well any donation designated through the Aquarium’s online donation site ( www.flaquarium.org... Read More
at Thursday, January 9, 2020
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Endangered Green Sea Turtle Amputee, “Endor” Released by The Florida Aquarium

Tampa, Fla. –  The Florida Aquarium shares an inspirational story of sea turtle resilience. Today, the Aquarium’s Animal Response Team, supported by Florida Blue, released Endor, a juvenile green sea turtle amputee at Wilbur by the Sea.  Endor arrived at The Florida Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center in Apollo Beach on April 1, 2019, from Volusia County. The turtle was found suffering from cold-stunning, which is when sea turtles... Read More
at Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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The Florida Aquarium Names Debborah Luke, PhD Senior Vice President of Conservation

Former Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Exec Brings more than Two Decades Conservation Experience  Tampa, Fla. – The Florida Aquarium announced today that Dr. Debborah Luke, an internationally recognized leader with over 25 years of marine and environmental conservation leadership experience, has joined its executive team as Senior Vice President of Conservation. In this role, Debi will be expanding the Aquarium’s dedication to understanding... Read More
at Monday, January 6, 2020
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Florida Aquarium Receives Three Endangered Loggerhead Sea Turtles from the Northeast

Tampa, Fla.  – The Florida Aquarium received three critically endangered loggerhead sea turtles yesterday. The three turtles were found stranded on Cape Cod after being severely affected by the cold-water temperatures in New England, experiencing what is called a “cold-stun.” The turtles were then transported to the New England Aquarium’s sea turtle hospital for triage. The New England Aquarium (NEAQ) facility in Quincy, MA, then transported these three... Read More
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2019 Holiday Gift Guide in Tampa

Tampa, Fla.  – Are you looking for the  perfect gift this holiday season ? 'Tis the season to giv e  gifts that offer something for everyone and  keeps on giving, all year long . Experiences are one way to wow your friends and family this December. Experiences create memories much more than stuff does. Why buy more stuff when you can give the  gift of wonderful educational experiences? As you're considering gifts for family and friends, consider... Read More
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Great Lakes Underwrites Florida Aquarium Coral Scientists

Tampa, Fla. – It just got a little bit easier for The Florida Aquarium to keep making coral history. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation ("Great Lakes") (NASDAQ: GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced today their investment in The Florida Aquarium’s coral conservation and restoration work. The Aquarium’s world-renown coral scientists will benefit from a two-year gift underwritten by Great Lakes.  ... Read More
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