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New Seal Pups Settling In At Deep Sea World

By at December 9, 2014 | 12:23 pm | 0 Comment

Benji the seal pup at Tynemouth's Blue Reef Aquarium (1500x843)

A pair of captive-bred seal pups are settling in to their new home at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium. Benji and Cody are half-brothers and were both born at Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium. Benji was born on July 5th 2013 and was the first pup to have been bred at the North Tyneside wildlife attraction. His mum Selina originally came from Norway and

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Little And Large Lobsters Saved From The Pot

By at September 5, 2014 | 5:09 pm | 0 Comment

Charli the giant blue lobster and his pal arrive at Deep Sea World

A pair of blue lobsters are settling in to their new home at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, after being saved from the pot. The lobsters both display an unusual dark-blue colouration which caught the eye of the Peterhead-based fisherman who hauled them up in his pots. He decided the pair, the larger of which sports a pair of giant claws, were too good

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Deep Sea World Marks World Oceans Day

By at May 25, 2014 | 3:33 pm | 0 Comment

Harbour seal at DSW PIC Charli Corcoran

Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium is launching a special photography competition in the run-up to World Oceans Day on Sunday, June 8th. WOD is a worldwide event aimed at raising awareness of the marine environment. The concept for a ‘World Oceans Day’ was first proposed in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, and in 2008 it was officially

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