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While each Leopard Shark is in tonic immobility, we’ll measure their weight and length and examined their eyes, gills, fins, and skin to make sure everything is looking good.
All Ages, Included with Admission

Meet the Shark Specialists

July 13 and 14, 2024 | 1 to 2 p.m.

Wonder how we care for our sharks and rays? Meet and ask questions to the specialists who care for them 365 days a year!

Guests learned how sharks get a check-up during an interactive station at the aquarium.
All Ages, Included with Admission

Shark and Ray Physical Exploration Station

Saturday, July 27, 2024 | 12:30 - 2pm

Want to learn how a shark gets a check-up? Explore how our staff at the Birch Aquarium cares for our multiple shark and ray species by practicing how to give a shark a physical examination.

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All Ages

Shark Summer

July 13 to 31, 2024

This July, join us as we dive deep into the world of these amazing animals, with fin-tastic fun for shark fans of all ages! Shark Summer celebrates the vital role sharks play in the ecosystem, while shining a light on the important conservation work and research being done to protect them.