Experience what the animals do after dark at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Photo credit : Robin Riggs

What do sharks do after dark? Now you can discover the unique behaviors of many marine animals once the lights go out at the Aquarium of the Pacific through a new program on Friday, January 29, at 6:00 p.m. Aquarium Adventures at Home: Animals After Dark combines a live virtual event for families and activity kits that will be shipped directly to participants for an interactive evening at home.

Aquarium educators will take you and your household on an adventure to learn about expert hunters in the ocean, marine animals that build their own sleeping bags, and animals that can put half of their brains to sleep. RSVPs are due by Monday, January 18, 2021, for kits to arrive on time.   

WHEN: Friday, January 29, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (RSVPs due by Monday, January 18, 2021)

WHERE: Aquarium of the Pacific’s website: aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/aquarium_adventures_at_home/

COST: $70 per household (includes kit shipped to you) or $50 per Aquarium Member household

INFO: (562) 590-3100 or visit aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/aquarium_adventures_at_home/

AQUARIUM: The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated and where important challenges facing our planet are explored by scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders in search of sustainable solutions. The Aquarium is dedicated to conserving and building nature and nature’s services by building the interactions between and among peoples. Home to more than 12,000 animals, Aquarium exhibits include Shark Lagoon, the June Keyes Penguin Habitat, Lorikeet Forest, and the Molina Animal Care Center. Beyond its animal exhibits, the Aquarium offers educational programs for people of all ages, including lectures by leading scientists, through its Online Academy. The Aquarium offers memberships with unlimited FREE admission for 12 months, VIP Entrance, and other special benefits. For information about reopening, please visit the Aquarium’s website at aquariumofpacific.org, call (562) 590-3100, or you can follow them on social media. To make a donation to help support the Aquarium during the pandemic, please visit pacific.to/aop2020.

Credit: The Aquarium of the Pacific.

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