Photo: Georgia Aquarium Sharks and dolphins and rays— oh my! There’s so much to “sea” at Georgia Aquarium, including thousands of animals, but do you know what makes it unique? START THE QUIZ Question 1 of 9 Score: 0 Photo: Georgia Aquarium How many gallons of water do Georgia Aquarium's exhibits contain? Georgia Aquarium contains more than 10 million gallons of water in more than 100 exhibits, which house hundreds of species and thousands of individual aquatic animals. The Aquarium has one of the largest and most technologically advanced pump and filtration systems in the world. About 100,000 About 1 million More than 10 million NEXT QUESTION Question 2 of 9 Score: 0 Photo: Georgia Aquarium Georgia Aquarium contains how many miles of piping? There are more than 70 miles of piping in the Aquarium, more than enough to encircle the city of Atlanta. About 10 About 25 About 70 NEXT QUESTION Question 3 of 9 Score: 0 Photo: Georgia Aquarium The Aquarium is home to the world's largest species of fish, which is the: The whale shark is the world’s largest fish. Georgia Aquarium is the only aquarium outside of Asia to exhibit them. They live in the Ocean Voyager Built by The Home Depot gallery, which boasts one of the world’s largest indoor aquatic habitats. It holds 6.3 million gallons of salt water, and is supported by walls that are up to four feet thick and more than 30 feet high. Georgia Aquarium is a world leader in whale shark research and conservation. Whale shark Great white shark Giant oarfish NEXT QUESTION Question 4 of 9 Score: 0 Photo: Georgia Aquarium Besides whale sharks, Georgia Aquarium is the only aquarium in the United States to exhibit: Georgia Aquarium is one of the only aquariums in the world — and the only aquarium in the United States — to exhibit manta rays. Georgia Aquarium’s field research on the giant manta ray and the Caribbean (or Atlantic) manta ray in Florida has developed successful strategies for locating the animals, attaching satellite tags and tracking their migratory routes. The data obtained will help determine if the two manta species, which are listed as “Vulnerable” by the IUCN, have distinct biology or migratory routes throughout the region and can be used to inform conservation decisions. Great hammerhead sharks Manta rays Dumbo Octopus NEXT QUESTION Question 5 of 9 Score: 0 Fish in the River Scout gallery at the Georgia Aquarium. Which will you find in the Southern Company River Scout gallery? You’ll discover a wide diversity of creatures found in the rivers of Africa, South America, Asia and North America in River Scout, which offers a themed environment of waterfalls and logjams and a simulated meandering North American river that flows over your head. The overhead river exhibit holds approximately 45,000 gallons of water, about half of the gallery’s 90,000 total gallons. Albino alligators Emerald tree boas Piranha All of the above NEXT QUESTION Question 6 of 9 Score: 0 Photo: Georgia Aquarium Georgia Aquarium is: A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, Georgia Aquarium is dedicated to global leadership in research and conservation of aquatic animals around the world. Since its founding, the Aquarium has been committed to educating and inspiring current and future generations through the respectful display of marine mammals and many other aquatic species. Aquarium staff, volunteers and partners are positively impacting the future of our planet by instilling in guests an appreciation for these animals and empowering them to become advocates on their behalf. A for-profit institution A not-for-profit institution NEXT QUESTION Question 7 of 9 Score: 0 Photo: Georgia Aquarium What could fit into the AT&T Dolphin Tales gallery? The 84,000 square foot AT&T Dolphin Tales gallery features an educational presentation that gives guests a close-up look at how Georgia Aquarium staff train and care for the dolphins at the Aquarium and how this helps protect dolphins in their natural habitat. The White House The Queen Mary 2 The Empire State Building NEXT QUESTION Question 8 of 9 Score: 0 Photo: Georgia Aquarium How many African penguin chicks has Georgia Aquarium hatched in its penguin nursery? African penguins are considered endangered. Georgia Aquarium is a participating member of the African penguin Species Survival Plan, which provides breeding pair recommendations for participating institutions by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The Aquarium’s penguin nursery allows animal care and training teams to tend to and incubate penguin eggs in a protected environment. 7 16 More than 25 NEXT QUESTION Question 9 of 9 Score: 0 Photo: Georgia Aquarium What does Georgia Aquarium offer military personnel? The Veterans Immersion Program gives military personnel who have been physically, emotionally or mentally wounded the chance to SCUBA dive or swim in Ocean Voyager Built by The Home Depot. Participants challenge themselves with an experience outside their comfort zones and, in some cases, move in the water in ways they may not be able to on land. The program is supported by Georgia Aquarium’s dive staff, which has the largest team of Handicapped SCUBA Association Certified Dive Masters and Instructors in the world. Georgia Aquarium’s Veterans Immersion Program is funded entirely by private support. 10% off general admission Swimming/diving opportunities through the Veterans Immersion Program Special events for military members/veterans All of the above GET YOUR SCORE You scored out of 9 Photo: Georgia Aquarium TRY AGAIN Try your knowledge on these other quizzes. Find out your ocean spirit animal How much do you know about whale sharks? Can You Identify These Aquatic Creatures?