News

Rain puts a damper on coastal clean-up efforts

  • 18 September 2012 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

Pouring rain put a damper on the 21st International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday 15 September, with hopes of attracting hundreds of volunteers fading as the morning wore on.

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Marine Careers Course for learners

  • 14 September 2012 | SAAMBR | Category: Education

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a dolphin trainer or a marine scientist? Or perhaps you fancy yourself as an aquarist or even a marine biologist? If you’re serious about a career in one of these rewarding fields, then make sure you don’t miss uShaka Sea World’s upcoming Marine Careers Course.

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Stranded turtles flown back to the warm Indian Ocean

More than a dozen little loggerhead turtles arrived safely at Durban’s King Shaka Airport on 30 August 2012 from the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town.

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Lesotho learners enthralled by uShaka Sea World visit

  • 29 August 2012 | Ann Kunz | Category: Education

More than 150 learners – most of whom had never seen the ocean before – travelled from Lesotho to uShaka Sea World’s Education Centre in Durban to learn about the ocean.

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Dolphins and seals need dentists too!

  • 22 August 2012 | by Dr Caryl Knox | Category: Education

Onderstepoort vet Dr Gerhard Steenkamp received a warm reception from the dolphins, seals and their caregivers when he visited uShaka Sea World to perform regular dental check-ups on Friday 17 August 2012.

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Ribbontail ray relocated to Open Ocean exhibit

  • 15 August 2012 | Ann Kunz

Early on Wednesday morning, 15 August, a number of uShaka Sea World staff gathered to assist with the relocation of a round ribbontail ray from one of the quarantine pools to the Open Ocean exhibit.

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Judy Mann appointed as new SAAMBR CEO

  • 09 August 2012 | SAAMBR

Thanks to almost twenty years’ experience in SAAMBR’s three operating divisions, the official appointment of new CEO, Judy Mann was a seamless one.

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Ntshisekelo Secondary School visits uSkaka Sea World

  • 03 August 2012

Learners from Ntshisekelo Secondary School recently enjoyed a day at uShaka Sea World. They had a chance to learn in a fun, exciting and stimulating way.

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Gambit the dolphin – a living legend at 41

  • 18 July 2012 | SAAMBR | Category: Education

A special birthday is being celebrated today at uShaka Sea World as Gambit the dolphin officially turns 41.

To celebrate his milestone, festivities got under way on Saturday, 14 July, when Gambit shared his birthday cake with everyone who came to visit.

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Learn about careers in the sciences during National Science Week

  • 13 July 2012 | SAAMBR | Category: Species

During National Science Week – 30 July to 6 August 2012 – the uShaka NPC Sea World Education Centre will be running special events to promote interest in marine science.

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Bony fish

There is a great diversity of bony fish species. Some…

Meet our dolphins

Gambit is believed to be the largest bottlenose dolphin in…

Gambit the dolphin – a living legend at 41

A special birthday is being celebrated today at uShaka Sea…

Sardines

Sardines are small silver fish that are also known as…

Mazda Wildlife Fund supports ORI Coral Reef Research

The Mazda Wildlife Fund has supported the Oceanographic Research Institute’s…

uShaka Sea World is celebrating African Penguin Awareness Day on Saturday 8th October 2011

Penguins are our business. We all need healthy oceans to…

Why care about the oceans?

Not many people realise that carbon emissions are harming the…

Eco House opens in February

The Eco House in the aquarium will show you how…