Species & exhibits – Latest
Blood transfusions are routine for humans, but stingrays? That’s exactly the action the Two Oceans Aquarium had to take, to save the life of one of its short-tail stingrays.
Koos Otto was fishing at Yzerfontein when he stepped on what he thought was a mossy rock. But the rock moved and a mouth opened, and Otto realised he had stepped on a sea creature – a critically endangered hawksbill turtle – stranded on the beach, and in dire need of medical care.
Take a peek into the lives of some of the Two Oceans Aquarium’s residents – visitors to the Aquarium’s website can watch a live video stream of the I&J Predator Exhibit on our home page.
We all love a good laugh – even our fish! Here are some photos from our Flickr group showing the various, and often hilarious facial expressions of some of the creatures at the Two Oceans Aquarium. We tried to imagine what they were laughing at…
It’s World Penguin Day – and not that we ever need an excuse to talk about these incredible, fascinating and important creatures, but since they are being spoken about around the world, we thought we’d remind you about why penguins rock.