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Sea Life Park, Oahu Hawaii,
The Sea Life Park is one of the beautiful marine mammal parks, an aquarium and bird sanctuary which is located near Makapu’u Point in the northern part of the Hanauma Bay on an island of Oahu in the United states. This sea park is opened in the year 1964.
One of the most innovative facility which are offered to the visitors in this park include they are allowed to interact with the animals by taking a sea safari in the aquarium and you can feed the sea turtles, in addition to this you can also interact with the animals by swimming along with the rays, sea lions and dolphins.
Amazing Facilities and Exhibits in Sea Life Park
This park is a place where the hearts of the human’s meet the sea. None of the amusement park will permit you to get the experience like a unique animal encounters and other interactive chances as like the Sea Life Park in Oahu.
• The Penguin Habitat is the home for the park’s penguins that are a part of the Association of Aquarium Species Survival Plan for Humboldt penguin.
• The Hawaii Reef Aquarium is an 300,000 US gallon, which serves as a home for the about 2000 reef animals which includes schools of tropical fish, turtles, stingrays and sharks
• This park offers a huge Hawaiian Ocean Theater, which is the main venue for the popular shows of sea lions, penguins and dolphins. This show offers the details about the efforts of park’s conservation and also about the advanced training techniques.
• A Dolphin Cove Show is held in the open-air theater where the visitors can watch the dolphin performance.
• In addition to all these, the visitors can interact with the animals at stingray Lagoon, sea Turtle Feeding pool; they can swim with the Dolphin pools and also with the sea lions. Read More: http://usa-zoos.com/zoo-articles/sea-life-park-oahu-hawaii/
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Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo, Hilo on the island of Hawaii, experience the adventure,
A Pan’ewa Rainforest zoo is situated in the place called “Hilo” in the Hawaii Island. This zoo has opened in the year 2007. It is the only tropical zoo, which is located in the United States. This zoo has spread over a land of 20 acres to offer shelter for the animals. In this zoo you can find more than 80 varieties of unique species. It attracts the travelers all over the world; about 100,000 tourists visit this zoo every year.
Inside the zoo, you can find a several varieties of endangered Hawaiian animals such as Nene Geese it is a Hawaiian state of Bird, Namaste it is a white Bengal Tiger, Lemurs, Spider monkeys, in addition to this there are some rainforest animals are there in Pan’ewa Rainforest zoo. This zoo doubles as a botanical garden because the planting efforts of the volunteers are continuous so the gardens at this zoo is considered as a botanical garden, this garden is covered with a water garden, varieties of palms, bamboos and orchids. Read More: http://usa-zoos.com/zoo-articles/panaewa-rainforest-zoo/
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Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Clearwater, Florida
A favorite must-go place by many families, Clearwater Marine Aquarium serves as the home of Winter, that adorable rescued dolphin that swims using a prosthetic tail and is the star in the films Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s Animal Interaction Programs
The animal integration programs are the most in demand upgrades to Clearwater Marine Aquarium admission and the staff will recommend that you make your reservation as advanced as you can. Visitors 7 years old and above can work side by side with the trainer, and get a glimpse of the working hospital animal during Dolphin Encounter. The visitors who are 12 years old and above will surely love the Trainer for a Day program offered at Clearwater Marine Aquarium where they can get 3 hours of shadowing a trainer through feeding and enrichment sessions not just with the dolphins but also with the otters.
If you want a simple and fascinating interaction, you can also get a food ticket so that you can feed the stingrays at CMA at select times during the day.
http://usa-zoos.com/zoo-articles/clearwater-marine-aquarium-clearwater-fl/
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Jackson Zoo, Jackson Mississippi

The Jackson Zoo located in Jackson, MS originally opened its doors to the public in 1919. The zoo has a total area of 110 acres to provide a comfortable accommodation to all the animals that it houses. It has 120 different species and 776 animals. The zoo welcomes around 176,000 visitors every year although this is a relatively low number of yearly visitors as compared to the rest of the zoos.
Overview of Jackson Zoo
For over 90 years, Jackson Zoo attracts people from the state of Mississippi and the surrounding states. About 35,000 school children are making their way to the zoo during the school year.
The zoo exhibits and highlights Asian, African and local animals of Mississippi. Some of the recent births I the zoo include tiger, red wolves, gibbon and orangutan. The newly established tiger exhibit is presently the most famous exhibit of the zoo and there are also educational programs that are being offered in Gertrude C. Ford
Read more: http://usa-zoos.com/zoo-articles/jackson-zoo-jackson-mississippi/
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#usazoos  North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
The North Carolina Aquarium is nothing but a system comprising of 3 public aquariums being situated at Roanoke Island, Pine Knoll Shores and Kure beach. The purpose of having North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, Kure Beach is mainly to educate the visitors regarding the waters of Cape Fear region.
This aquarium was name among one of the best aquariums in US recently and also top ten attraction places in North Carolina. It is located in Kure Beach on the US 421, which is about 20 miles to the south of Wilmington.
The Cape Fear Conservatory is the visitor’s first stop in aquarium. The aquarium was a home for frogs, bass, perch, catfish, and snake. Box Turtles hide beneath the conservatory groundwater.
A brief glimpse about the place,
North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is a wild adventurous place for the families in order to explore the place together. The visitors to the place can expect more than what they actually imagine. There is host variety of aquatic environments as well as the wildlife. So, take a journey down through the Cape Fear River till coastal waters. Eye-to-eye viewing of sea horses, alligators, sea turtles and much more.
Read more: http://usa-zoos.com/zoo-articles/north-carolina-aquarium-fort-fisher/
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#usazoos  Spring is almost here and it's time to get the family and kids out to see some of the amazing animals near you. With the USA Zoos directory your one click away from finding the Zoo or Aquarium near you in the United States with the original USA Zoos Directory, - See more at: http://usa-zoos.com/

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#miamiseaquarium  The Miami Seaquarium is the oldest oceanarium present in the United States which was established in 1955. It is the largest oceanarium capturing the area of 31 acres which is situated on the island of Virginia Key in Biscayne Bay, Miami-Dade County, Florida, and United State as well as near the downtown Miami. This oceanariun is unique by its own features having not only marine mammals but also fish, sharks, sea turtles, birds, reptiles, and manatees also. Due to wide range of exhibits it is visited by more than 500,000 visitors every year which plays an important role in the collected revenue of the Miami. This oceanarium was established by Fred D. Coppock and Captain W.B. Gray. From the beginning this oceanarium was the second attractive seaquarium present in South Florida. There are 225 employees recruited to maintain the every part of this large oceanarium. The uniqueness as well as the major exhibits which attract the huge number of people every year is discussed in the following: 1. Shark Channel: The shark channel is the central point of the attraction of the visitor from the beginning of the Miami Seaquarium. There are different species of sharks present in this section which also helps to make the shark presentation done by animal care specialists. 2. Manatees: This part of the seaquarium consists of Florida’s state marine mammals which visitors can observe face to face. It gives an opportunity to learn about the endangered animals also. 3. Tropical Fish Aquariums: Tropical Fish Aquariums have different type of marine fishes having unique characteristics which varies from the Florida lobsters living in local reefs to invasive red lion fish of Carrabin water but generally originated from pacific or Indian Ocean. - See more at: http://usa-zoos.com/zoo-articles/miami-seaquarium/#sthash.NjRXud4X.dpuf
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#dallaszoo  The Dallas Zoo is the oldest zoo present in Texas having enough potential to represent a wide range of animal species by its unique collection of 2000 animals of 406 different species. It is the oldest zoological park in Texas which was established in the year 1888 as well as it is ranked as the largest zoological park in Texas by acquiring 106 acre area which is located 3 miles (5 km) south of the downtown Dallas, Texas, in Marsalis Park. Being an accredited member of Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the Dallas Zoo is also a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA). The Dallas Zoo is being managed by the non-profit Dallas Zoological Society.
At the time of the introduction of this zoo there are only two mountain lions as well as two deer which were bought by the zoological authority for the cost of $60. After growing for several years now the Dallas Zoo becomes animal diversity spot which have the enough capability to amuse anyone by its several exhibits as well as it is the right place for the animal lovers, research workers and students too for studying the behaviours of varieties of animals. The main exhibits which attract more than 960000 visitors every year are described in brief in the following:
1. Zoo North : This is the oldest part of the Dallas Zoo, which consists of four major parts like Endangered Tiger Habitat, Children’s Zoo, BUG U!, Koala Walkabout.
a) The Endangered Tiger Habitat acquired 2 acre space where the Sumatran Tiger and Malayan Tiger present as the major exhibit which anyone can view from the other side of the glasses by following the pathways. - See more at: http://usa-zoos.com/zoo-articles/dallas-zoo/…
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#zoos  Walt Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, Orlando Florida Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park is the second largest theme park in the whole world which is situated in the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, southwest of Orlando. There are four theme parks situated in the Florida, among which this is the fourth as per the establishment of it. This is a public theme park, first inaugurated almost 17 years before on the April 22, 1998 which was the ‘Earth Day’. Though it is the second largest theme park, the world’s largest theme park is Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey which covers almost 500 acres. It is reported by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums that Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park have enough capability to be a research or educational place as well as it is playing an important role in animal conservation also. So, it is seemed that there is surely the presence of some uniqueness which attracts so many guests. Let’s discuss the unique characteristics of this park in the following: The Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park is generally divided into seven separate areas: - See more at: http://usa-zoos.com/zoo-articles/walt-disneys-animal-kingdom/#sthash.h8hoSOvY.dpuf
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#gorillas  There is something new and exciting for the people of the state as the zoo unveils the brand new enclosure built to house a family of gorillas. It is after a gap of more than a decade that this historic zoo is home to the great ape. This new enclave is nearly 2 acres in size and it has cost the zoo administration a whopping $28 million to erect it. This enclave simulates the natural living conditions of these gorillas that have been brought here from western lowlands of central and western Africa. - See more at: http://usa-zoos.com/zoo-articles/gorillas-houston-zoo/#sthash.jvzYfrFH.dpuf
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