Aquarium chief dolphins' best friend

Oct 29, 2013

Aquarium chief dolphins' best friend

Right after the Great East Japan Earthquake struck in March 2011, Junichi Jingu, manager of exhibits at Marinepia Matsushima Aquarium, feared that he would never see its rare Commerson’s dolphins again. “The shaking was so strong that I thought the floors would collapse,” Jingu, ...

Belugas create 'art' at Yokohama aquarium

Sep 20, 2013

Belugas create 'art' at Yokohama aquarium

Beluga whales at a Yokohama aquarium are learning how to paint pictures as part of an autumn art program for visitors, an official said. The whales at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise will begin showing off their skills with specially adapted paintbrushes they are able ...