Shark! Behind the scenes at the National Aquarium

Shark! Behind the scenes at the National Aquarium


SATURDAY, WE FINALLY HAVE THE RAIN CHANCES OUT AND WARMER TEMPERATURES IN. LACEE: WHO NEEDS SHARK WEEK WHEN YOU HAVE THE NATIONAL AQUARIUM? NOW’S YOUR CHANCE TO GET UNCOMFORTABLY CLOSE TO SHARKS OFF ALL KINDS WITH A BEHIND THE SCENES TOUR. JENNIFER: YOU HAVE TO BE AT LEAST EIGHT-YEARS-OLD, BUT, DURING THE TOUR, YOU CAN SEE THE FOOD PREP AREA, LEARN ABOU WHAT SHARKS EAT, AND YOU CAN WALK THE CATWALK ABOVE SHARK ALLEY. JOINING US TO TELL US MORE IS KELLY NASH. THIS SOUNDS LIKE AN AWESOME OPPORTUNITY.>>IT IS SO MUCH FUN. THE SHARK TOUR IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE EXTRA EXPERIENCES WE HAVE AT THE NATIONAL AQUARIUM. I AM A LITTLE BIASED, BECAUSE I ALSO DO THAT FOR AS WELL. IT IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SHARKS. JENNIFER: TELL US MORE ABOUT THE TOUR.>>THE SHORT TOUR TAKES YOU A LITTLE BIT AROUND THE BUILDING. WE HAVE ABOUT 11 DIFFERENT SPECIES OF SHARKS, AND YOU CAN FIND PRETTY MUCH CLOSE TO ALL OF 11 SPECIES. YOU WILL GET TO GO BEHIND THE SCENES A LITTLE BIT TO THE FOOD PREP AREA TO SEE WHAT IT TAKES KATE — WHAT IT TAKES TO TAKE CARE OF ALL OF OUR SHARKS. YOU CAN THEN WALK THE CATWALK TO SEE ALL THE SPECIES OF SHARKS WE HAVE OFF THE COAST OF THE ATLANTIC AND GET A PERSPECTIVE ON HOW AWESOME THEY ARE. JENNIFER: CAN YOU PAN AROUND A LITTLE BIT TO SHOW IS THE AREA? ALSO, DESCRIBE WHA VISITORS TO THE AQUARIUM CAN SEE THERE.>>BEHIND ME IS BLACK TIP REEF WHICH IS HOME TO FOUR OF THOSE SPECIES OF SHARKS. WE DO NOT GET TO SEE THEM EVERY DAY, THAT WHEN — DAY, BUT WHEN THEY DO, IT IS WELL WORTH IT. THERE ARE A LOT OF OPPORTUNITIES AT THE AQUARIUM. YOU CAN SEE BE EXHIBIT STRETCHES ACROSS THE FLOOR. JENNIFER WE WANT TO GIVE PEOPLE AN IDEA OF WHEN THEY CAN DO THIS TOUR. CAN YOU TELL US WHAT PEOPLE NEED TO DO.>>STARTING MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND, WE BEGIN TO OFFER THE SHARK TOUR EVERY SINGLE DAY. IT LEAVES AT ABOUT 1:30, AND IT IS ABOUT A 90 MINUTE TOUR. WE ALSO HAVE A VARIETY OF OTHER TOURS. IF YOU ARE NOT INTO SHARKS, THEN WE HAVE A LOT OF OTHER AMAZING ANIMALS. YOU CAN GO ON TO OUR WEBSITE TO FIND ALL KINDS OF FUN EXPERIENCES TO HAVE. JENNIFER THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING US.>>Q4 HAVING ME. — THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.

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