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We've released our sharks

The predator exhibit is closed for renovations and upgrades.

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Knysna seahorse

There are 30 to 40 different kinds of seahorses, but only five of these have…

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Octopuses have strong beaks, similar to those of parrots, with which they can tear their prey. Some octopuses also use toxins from poisonous glands to kill prey. The toxin of one species of octopus in Australia is capable of killing a man within seconds.

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