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Vanishing Animals

Learn about the potential mass extinction of marine life and what you can do to help in Vanishing Animals at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Exhibit closes September 4, 2017!

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There are different types of extinction. Atlantic cod is commercially extinct. | J. S. Muller

American alligators are a success story. Hunted to near extinction in the 1960s, they have since been removed from the Endangered Species List.

Exhibits highlight the human impacts on and extinctions of land animals throughout history, tell stories of recoveries from near-extinction, then show through live animal exhibits, multimedia and interactive displays, interpretive panels, and videos how we have the opportunity in the near future to avert a similar path in the ocean. Animals on display include newts, salamanders, juvenile American alligators, corals, and various fish, including Atlantic cod.

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