Mar 13

2018

Hands On Holiday Learning

Hands On Holiday Learning

Ever wondered how many teeth a shark has?  How long sea cucumbers live for?  Which animal throws its stomach out through its mouth to eat?  Ocean Life Education’s Marine Biologist for a Day Program is designed for children with a curiosity about the marine environment and all the animals who live in it. This program […]

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Feb 22

2018

Going International

Going International

Language proved no barrier for a group of International students meeting our animal ambassadors for the first time. The children from China and Japan were on a study aboard program hosted by John Paul International College in Brisbane. While a translator was on hand for some of the more complex explanations, the students needed no […]

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Jan 18

2018

New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

Ok let’s be honest – a few weeks into January and most of our New Year resolutions have already fallen by the wayside – destroyed by all the excesses that make summer so much fun!  And while it’s fantastic to want a fitter, more fabulous you, the time has come to devote our energies to […]

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Dec 19

2017

It’s Christmas Everyday Underwater

It’s Christmas Everyday Underwater

It appears that nature outdoes us when it comes to festive displays.  Coral reefs showcase their decorations all year round in a vibrant celebration of Christmas…or more particularly, the Christmas Tree Worm. These colourful creatures (Spirobranchus Giganteus to the scientifically minded!) are found in tropical waters all around the world.  They catch their microscopic prey […]

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