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geomorph Mar 10, 2013 8:59 PM

Aquariums and Zoos - A Photo Thread
 
This thread is dedicated to photos of aquarium and zoo buildings and exhibits, with an emphasis on their architecture rather their their inhabitants. Architecture of these specialized facilities includes traditional structures (usually more impressive in aquariums), themed structures (often for geographical interpretation), and landscape structures (such as simulated rock walls for naturalized containment).

It is an additive thread so feel free to post your own photos or others found on the web! It will probably be appreciated if posts clearly label what and where the aquarium or zoo is.

geomorph Mar 10, 2013 9:06 PM

Aquarium or Zoo: PPG Aquarium at Pittsburgh Zoo
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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All photos taken by geomorph in 2012.

geomorph Mar 10, 2013 9:41 PM

Aquarium or Zoo: Aquarium of the Pacific
Location: Long Beach, California

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All photos taken by geomorph in 2010.

geomorph Mar 10, 2013 10:08 PM

Aquarium or Zoo: Desert Dome at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Location: Omaha, Nebraska

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All photos taken by geomorph in 2009.

geomorph Mar 10, 2013 10:18 PM

Aquarium or Zoo: Deserts at Indianapolis Zoo
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

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All photos taken by geomorph in 2009.

geomorph Mar 10, 2013 11:07 PM

Aquarium or Zoo: MOLA (Museum of Living Art) at Fort Worth Zoo
Location: Fort Worth, Texas

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All photos taken by geomorph in 2010.

geomorph Mar 11, 2013 12:46 AM

Aquarium or Zoo: Deramus Education Pavilion at Kansas City Zoo
Location: Kansas City, Missouri

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geomorph Mar 11, 2013 12:48 AM

Aquarium or Zoo: The Family Zooshop at Cincinnati Zoo
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

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geomorph Mar 11, 2013 1:02 AM

Aquarium or Zoo: Sydney Aquarium and Wildlife World
Location: Sydney, New South Wales

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geomorph Mar 11, 2013 1:21 AM

Aquarium or Zoo: African Rainforest and Indo-Malayan Pavilions at Toronto Zoo
Location: Toronto, Ontario

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geomorph Mar 11, 2013 2:15 AM

Aquarium or Zoo: Tropical Discovery at Denver Zoo
Location: Denver, Colorado

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geomorph Mar 11, 2013 2:22 AM

Aquarium or Zoo: Range of the Jaguar at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Location: Jacksonville, Florida

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geomorph Mar 11, 2013 2:33 AM

Aquarium or Zoo: Tropics of the Americas at Palm Beach Zoo
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

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geomorph Mar 11, 2013 2:40 AM

Aquarium or Zoo: Mayan Temple Shark Lagoon in Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis Resort
Location: Paradise Island, Bahamas

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All photos taken by geomorph in 2009.

KevinFromTexas Mar 11, 2013 2:51 AM

Oh man, I wish Austin could get a real aquarium. That would be sweet!

AviationGuy Mar 11, 2013 3:42 AM

Geomorph, I'm impressed with your travels and photos, and also the perfect weather you encountered. Thanks for posting this great thread! I don't know which I enjoyed more...this or your museum thread.

geomorph Mar 11, 2013 3:58 AM

KevinFromTexas, do you mean a proper aquarium like this one?:

Aquarium or Zoo: Georgia Aquarium
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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geomorph Mar 11, 2013 4:14 AM

Aquarium or Zoo: Florida Aquarium
Location: Tampa, Florida

For more recent photos of this facility, see post #271 of this thread.

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geomorph Mar 11, 2013 4:45 AM

Aquarium or Zoo: The Seas with Nemo and Friends in EPCOT at Walt Disney World
Location: Lake Buena Vista, Florida

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All photos taken by geomorph in 2010.

Ch.G, Ch.G Mar 11, 2013 4:47 AM

If there is a more beautiful aquarium than this one, I have yet to see it:

Aquarium or Zoo: Shedd Aquarium
Location: downtown Chicago, Illinois

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