In the immediate aftermath of the storm the staff at the aquarium on Coney Island boardwalk had to come up with creative ways to keep the animals safe in the face of no power but now they’re preparing to welcome the public once more. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Aquarium plans to reopen in late spring, nearly eight months after surging seas from Hurricane Sandy flooded the tourist attraction, killing some invertebrates and freshwater fish while sparing the mammals and most sea creatures. Full story
Security camera footage shows a man as he smashes a huge aquarium inside pet store, dooming the fish inside. WJAR's Tony Gugliotta reports.
An aquarium filled with lemon sharks cracked and shattered at a Shanghai shopping center, sending the creatures and tons of water onto visitors. Fifteen people were injured by broken glass and three sharks died. TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.
An underwater visit from Santa Claus kicked off the holiday season at an aquarium in Japan. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
As Sandy pounded the coastline, the storm surge flooded the New York aquarium. “My first thought was, we've lost the aquarium," said aquarium director Jon Forrest. Though it was the biggest crisis the Coney Island tourist attraction has ever faced, almost all of the marine animals survived. NBC’s Ma
Two new fluorescent fish genotypes have been developed to glow in daylight and are drawing crowds at an aquarium in Taiwan. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.
epa03770966 A girl looks at Sea nettle in the Enoshima Aquarium in Fujisawa, south west of Tokyo, Japan, 02 July 2013. The jellyfish grows up to 20 cm in diameter and one meter in length. EPA/KIMIMASA MAYAMA
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 25: A sea lion performs on the first day of the re-opening to the public of the Wildlife Conservation Society New York Aquarium in Coney Island on May 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The aquarium was heavily damaged by Hurricane Sandy and reopens a day after cit
Model Hannah Fraser dressed as a mermaid swins in an aquarium to promote the film "Tears of a Mermaid" in Cannes during the 66th Cannes Film Festival May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
A spotted moray eel swims in front of children looking at an aquarium at a mall in Kiev April 28, 2013. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (UKRAINE - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY)