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Mystic Aquarium Review
The animals here go through 1,000 pounds of herring, capelin, and squid each day. Juno, a male beluga whale, is responsible for consuming 85 pounds of that himself. He calls the aquarium's Arctic Coast exhibit home. This exhibit—which holds 800,000 gallons of water, measures 165 feet at its longest point by 85 feet at its widest point, and ranges from just inches to 16½ feet deep—is just a small part of this revered establishment. For an unforgettable up-close-and-personal experience with a beluga whale, take part in the Train-A-Whale or Beluga Encounter program ($145). Both allow you to touch and interact with these magnificent animals and learn more about how trainers teach the whales. You can also check out world-renowned ocean explorer Dr. Robert Ballard's Institute for Exploration and its new Nautilus Live Theater which brings live video from the E/V Nautilus ship and and two-way communications as it explores wrecks. The new Titanic–12,450 Feet Below exhibition captures the excitement of finding the Titanic and its history. You can also see African penguins, harbor seals, graceful sea horses, Pacific octopuses, and sand tiger sharks. Try not to miss feeding time at the Ray Touch Pool, where rays suction sand eels right out of your hand.
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