Originally Posted by okapizebra
I've gone and seen that! The look-through tank was up and running when I saw it. It was pretty neat. I've grown up going to that musem and seeing all those fancy new tanks was incredible! Especially after you go and see all the old original exhibits in the musem. Huge change!
The zoo across the street is a lot of fun also.
Yeah, I've been to the zoo a lot lately (school field trips!) & it's not my fave animal adventure... not sure why I don't like that zoo?? I'm really into animals. Maybe I'm spoiled going to Disney's Animal Kingdom a lot, etc. Also, I'm a dog rescue kinda person & leave animals to their natural habitat kinda person which makes my fish keeping odd. HA! I guess that's why I try to keep my tanks as natural as possible w/ my kids' tanks the exceptions w/ spongebob & super hero decos! I just feel like zoos in FL or anywhere not native to the animal can provide tigers or monkeys, etc. the same kind of environment they deserve. Rescues like Busch Wildlife are different, the location is in FL, all the animals are rescues & indigenous. So ultimately, I guess that's why I don't enjoy zoos, I feel bad for the animals. I don't poo-poo anybody who likes zoos, *I* just don't have fun at them. Bummer.
I haven't been to the Museum since I was a kid & nothing about it seemed familiar and it's so much smaller than I remember! The aquariums really make it worth it... the time, the money, the drive and the fact that my kids really enjoyed the entire thing though, that's what mattered. They really love the zoo too.