Designed for the Deep

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Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS

Whether long-distance swimmers like the bluefin tuna or gold-medal sprinters like the shortfin mako shark, fish are designed to be the world's greatest swimmers! Go hands-on to investigate how and why different fish have different shapes and speeds. Join us as we observe different fish in our new exhibit, Ocean Wonders: Sharks!, design our own fish shapes, and use scientific tools to assess their speed in the water.

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Due to a very full schedule, programs will not be extended for late-arriving groups beyond the scheduled end time. Staff will make every attempt to cover as much material as possible in the time available. Please obtain information on how to locate us in advance of your trip by visiting the directions page on our website.

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Programs are held rain or shine unless trips are cancelled by school officials or a zoo closure is in effect. Please encourage children to dress appropriately for outdoor activities.

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