The British And Irish Association Of Zoos And Aquariums Has Announced The Winning Images In Its Annual Photography Competition
The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) has announced the winning images in its annual photography competition. The 2020 winners show the important work of zoos and aquariums at an immensely challenging time. After months of closures, these conservation organisations are reeling from the financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Winner, Life in a BIAZA Collection category: The Boy in the Red Coat, by Robert Everett at Chester Zoo. Species: Humboldt penguin (and human). (Photo by Robert Everett/BIAZA 2020 Photography Competition) Continue reading »
The Biggest Anamorphic Illusion In The World Has Been Successfully Revealed On The Largest Outdoor Advertising Screen In South Korea
The largest outdoor screen in Korea appears like a giant aquarium with a wave pool but is in fact an anamorphic illusion. Continue reading »
Did you ever dream of having a huge aquarium filled with the most colorful and cool sea creatures as a kid? Maybe you were inspired after watching Finding Nemo, swearing you would never treat your sea friends the way Darla did.
If an aquarium is still on your mind, try making your own out of crochet sea creatures. Continue reading »
A 48-year-old Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich captures a beautiful aquatic art portraying Siamese fighting fish (Betta Splendens) in a different way. Against stark contrasts of white and black backgrounds, he creates fantastic photos of these animals using crystalline aquariums, powerful lenses and spectacular lighting. The effect is truly magnificent transforming the fish into magical creatures as though they were hovering in the air instead of water. Continue reading »
As Canada’s largest aquarium, the Vancouver Aquarium connects hundreds of thousands of Aquarium visitors with the natural world. With over 50,000 animals and unique opportunities to come up close with some of the world’s most elusive creatures, every visit is an unforgettable one. Continue reading »
Beluga whales at an aquarium near Tokyo are learning how to paint pictures as part of an autumn art programme for visitors, an official said Wednesday. The sea creatures at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama will be showing off their skills with specially adapted paintbrushes that they can hold in their mouths, a spokeswoman for the aquarium said. A trainer standing on the poolside dips the brush into paint and guides the belugas to produce pictures that bear a passing resemblance to natural scenes. (AFP) Continue reading »
Visitors watch “kingyo,” or goldfish, swimming in a polyhedral aquarium on the opening day of the Art Aquarium Exhibition in Tokyo. The annual exhibition produced by Hidetomo Kimura was the collaboration of Japan’s old Edo period atmosphere, modern technology and the kingyo, the organizer said. (Koji Sasahara/Associated Press) Continue reading »
A woman takes pictures of goldfish as she visits the ‘Art Aquarium’ exhibition at Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall in Tokyo on Tuesday, September 6. More than 1,000 goldfish are on display at the exhibition running until September 12, 2011. (Franck Robichon / EPA) Continue reading »