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  1. zooboy28

    zooboy28 Moderator Staff Member

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    Underwater World is an aquarium in Mooloolaba, Queensland, purchased in Dec 2011 by Merlin (SeaLife). The aquarium is reopening as Underwater World SEALIFE Mooloolaba on December 18.

    Story here: Five weeks to go!

    In other news, new zones include: Turtle Temple, Shark Shipwreck, Coral Cove and, of course, Bay of Rays (including new Cownose Rays).
     
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    In much more uplifting news, staff from Underwater World have rediscovered a jellyfish species that hasn't been seen in over 100 years.

    Story and video here: Jellyfish back from the dead after 100 years | Stuff.co.nz

     
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    Another 50 Turtles baby Loggerhead Turtles were realeased into the EAC last year.
     
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    What exactly is the EAC?
     
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    "What you wanna do is follow the EAC, that’s the East Australian Current. Big current, can’t miss it, it’s in…that direction. And then you gotta follow that for about, I don’t know, what do you guys think? About three leagues? And that little baby’s gonna put you right past Sydney."
     
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    Underwater World (SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast) now has five species of frog on display;
    Red-eye Tree Frogs, Magnificent Tree Frogs, Green Tree Frogs, Peron-Tree Frogs and Lesueur’s Tree Frogs.
    Prior to this the aquarium had no frogs on display.
    Frogs are back at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast!
     
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