Chattanooga Aquarium showcasing around-the-world animals this Spring
Each month a different animal will be spotlighted at the aquarium.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WVLT) -The Chattanooga Aquarium announced it will be showcasing thousands of animals from every habitat at its aquarium this Spring.
According to a release, beginning on March 5, the aquarium will be kicking off its showcase with a Global Passport.
The showcase will be year long ensuring each continent’s animals are given a chance to be spotlighted.
The aquarium says the program kicks off with emphasis on North American wildlife, from playful River Otters and dinosaur-like Alligator Snapping Turtles to long-snooted Paddlefish.
The following animals will be spotlighted at the aquarium each month:
- April (South America): Stunning Electric Eels, toothy Piranhas and toxically beautiful Poison Dart Frogs
- May (Asia): Colossal Japanese Spider Crabs, snippy Chinese Big-Headed Turtles and perfectly patterned Koi
- June (Africa): Scaly African Dwarf Crocodile, psychedelic Panther Chameleons and acrobatic Ring-tailed Lemurs
- July (Oceania): Sleek Eastern Fiddler Rays, lanky Australian Snake-necked Turtles and vibrant Indo-Pacific reef fish
- August (Europe): Stately Russian Sturgeon and spotted Brown Trout
- September (Antarctica): Plucky Gentoo and Macaroni Penguins
Beginning March 12, the aquarium’s hours of operation will expand to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., from April 2 to 11 it will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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