We arrived here late in December, 1997 on our way through to Rhode Island. It was a drizzly day, but we decided to take in a few animals who decidedly prefer the aquatic environment.
Unfortunately, the Aquarium, located in the coastal town of Mystic, Connecticut, was essentially closed for massive re-building. All that was available were the beluga whales, emperor penguins, sea lions, and seals.
The sea lions were distinctly uncooperative about having their photos taken -- the whole pride saw me coming and hastily abandoned a perfect photo-op.
Never mind that; I got some good shots of the other critters.
|That's a hand holding fish off to the left of the whale.|
The Aquarium at Mystic is due to open up (beyond these few exhibits) in the summer or early fall of 1998. Oh, the gift shop remains open...
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