Valencia's Aquarium

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Not to be confused with L'Oceanogràfic. ‹See Tfd›
Valencia's Aquarium
Date opened 21 December 1975
Location Valencia, Venezuela
Coordinates 10°11′20″N 68°00′38″W / 10.18889°N 68.01056°W / 10.18889; -68.01056Coordinates: 10°11′20″N 68°00′38″W / 10.18889°N 68.01056°W / 10.18889; -68.01056
Number of animals ~1300[1]
Number of species

~115 at the aquarium

~115 at the zoo, terrarium and serpentarium[1]
Website www.aquariumdevalencia.com

Valencia's Aquarium (officially Acuario de Valencia, Fundación Seijas) is a recreational park located in Valencia, Venezuela. It is the largest aquarium in Latin America[citation needed] and it also has a small zoo with species from Venezuela. It is operated by the J.V. Seijas Foundation.

This aquarium has the only trained tamed river dolphins in the world. It also has many species of fish, snakes and other animals as well as plants endemic to Venezuela.

There is also a small park for children, with bumper cars, carrousel and another games.

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  1. ^ a b "Welcome to the Official Site of the Valencia Aquarium". aquariumdevalencia.com. JV Seijas Foundation. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 

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