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Dock Road delays for new Aquarium “Glass”

Quick heads up – the new 36m² chunk of acrylic which is going to make up the front of the new 2 Oceans Aquarium exhibit is arriving this week. That’s a fair-sized piece of acrylic by anyone’s standards, and so they’re going to need to close a bit of road to get it from where […]

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Wall of Seal

On the drive through to the Waterfront today, we stopped off near the Twelve Apostles Hotel to watch some real seals diving of the rocks near Oudekraal. Later, we bumped into their stuffed cousins in the Aquarium shop: And, at R150 per seal, that’s a whole lot of otarine capital, right there.

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New Exhibit for Aquarium

Cape Town’s Two Oceans Aquarium has announced that they will have a new predator exhibit open by the end of the year. As regular visitors (and “Solemates”), our family is particularly delighted at this news. The new exhibit will hold 1.5 million litres of water and will feature – as demonstrated above – a 10 […]

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Turtley important

The 2 Oceans Aquarium today reissued its annual warning about what to do with stranded baby turtles you may find on local beaches. Not only does this give me a great excuse for a 2 Oceans Aquarium themed quota photo: Bigger on black here. It also reminds me that I did my own take on […]

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Name that bird

We were down at the Waterfront today, terrorising sealife in the aquarium, watching eco-friendly puppet shows and drinking chocolate milkshakes. While I was enjoying a coffee at the pub [shurely shome mistake?], I spotted this little fellow, who later tried to defaecate on me. Despite consulting Sinclair, Hockey and Tarboton’s Birds of Southern Africa (which, […]

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