Aquarium

First case of COVID-19 in otters reported at Georgia Aquarium

The infected otters showed "mild respiratory symptoms including sneezing, runny noses, mild lethargy and coughing."

Penguins can reach more than one meter while defecating, new study finds

This behavior is not limited to penguins, with other birds being known to practice similar behavior, and it is believed that this is in order to avoid getting feces on themselves or their nests.

13/07/2020

San Diego aquarium successfully breeds rare weedy sea dragon fish

The fish are native to Australia and, due to their small population numbers, little is known about the species.

Buns

THIS WEEK IN JERUSALEM

Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.

18/09/2017
biblical zoo aquarium

Aquarium showcasing local fauna comes to Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo

The 33 tanks include many species such as stingrays, clownfish, sea urchins, and sharks.

By REUTERS
20/06/2017
Un des futurs bassins de l'aquarium de Jérusalem

Visite en eau profonde

Faire venir la mer à Jérusalem. Une idée folle, mais qui pourrait bien devenir réalité le 19 juin prochain, avec l’ouverture de l’aquarium Gottesman au Zoo biblique

By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
14/05/2017
ARTIST’S rendering of biblical zoo

Jerusalem to open NIS 80m. aquarium at Biblical Zoo

2 largest tanks will focus on life in Red Sea, Mediterranean, while 30 smaller tanks will feature small habitats.

By MELANIE LIDMAN
06/08/2012
A Piranha [illustrative photo]

Illegal piranhas discovered in drug raid

Police arrest the man for drug trafficking and Agriculture Ministry inspectors question him about the predatory fish.

Dumbo Octopus at the Bloomfield Science Center

Beauty and the deep

Odd, newly discovered creatures from the deep sea.

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