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A leak-proof place in the (artificial) sun

The turtles’ new habitat is finished and has been up and running for a few days, and it’s looking great. Custom built by the Animal Care staff, the habitat had to be water-tested to ensure that it has no leaks … Continue reading

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Racing against the melting ice!

The museum staffers are venturing out onto the ice to catch some more fish species for the large tank. These species, including pickerel and sauger, swim deeper in waters and are harder to catch during the summer using nets. But … Continue reading

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Under Construction…

The new tank for the freshwater fish is in place, but the turtle tank is still under construction behind the scenes. Whereas the fish tank arrived at the museum pretty much ready to be filled with water, the staff members … Continue reading

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Getting along with new roommates can be a challenge…Part 1

As Museum staff members are busy preparing the new aquarium, the exhibit’s new inhabitants are getting ready for their big debut. The Museum’s water exhibit will feature three live habitats: a turtle habitat, a freshwater river habitat and a Pacific … Continue reading

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