Posts Tagged ‘African Penguin’

On the field trip to the Mystic Aquarium, one of the most interesting creatures to see outside in March were the 27 African Penguins. It must have taken a lot of adapting for the warm weather penguins to adjust to New England weather. All of the best exhibits at the aquarium were outside, including sea lions, otters, and whales. The tanks were very big, but I still feel badly for the animals living in a tanks. I also wondered if they stayed outside all year in enviroment different to their own. In the Sea Lions show, we watched displayed the intelligence of these animals. They could recall shapes, respond to words, jump around and call out to the crowd. In Jelly Fish exhibit was another must see at the Mystic Aquarium. A dark room full of lighten up tanks of jelly fish were really cool to see. They varied in size, shape and color as the light reflected off them. This enviroment was an intresting way to see the uniqueness of the animals.

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