Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre

VANCOUVER AQUARIUM MARINE SCIENCE CENTRE opened in STANLEY PARK in June 1956 as the Vancouver Aquarium, the first public aquarium in Canada. Operated by a non-profit society, it displays more than 8,000 specimens of aquatic life, runs public education programs and does marine research. Since 1964, when it became the first aquarium to have a KILLER WHALE in captivity, it has been home to several of them and in 1990 opened a new habitat for its resident beluga WHALES. Although it features marine...

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