Zebra Sharks on showcase at ‘Sharks Alive!’ exhibit at Dubai Mall


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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall is offering the unique opportunity to observe and get to know more about Zebra Sharks as part of the “Sharks Alive!” exhibit until May 15, 2013.

Zebra Sharks at Dubai Aquarium Underwater Zoo (Supplied)Zebra Sharks, which can reach a length of 2.5 metres, are distinctive in appearance with longitudinal ridges on their cylindrical body and dark spots on their pale-coloured skin. The Zebra Shark can be found in the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific region, from South Africa to the Red Sea and the Arabian Gulf to India and Southeast Asia.

As part of the exhibit, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is also offering several interactive presentations by its team of aquatic and marine specialists who will also guide visitors and provide them with an opportunity to get close to juvenile shark species at the Underwater Zoo.

Located in The Dubai Mall, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is one of the largest and most diverse indoor aquariums in the world with tens of thousands of aquatic animals, and features the world’s largest acrylic viewing panel. Underwater Zoo, located on Level 2 above the main Aquarium window, presents daily talks on the planets diversity in different ecological zones including the Rainforest, Rocky Shore and Living Ocean. More info