16 aquariums and zoos you can visit via virtual programs

Aquariums and zoos across the nation are offering virtual tours and programs for students to enjoy without leaving their classroom, or home.

News 12 Staff

Apr 13, 2020, 6:01 PM

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16 aquariums and zoos you can visit via virtual programs
Aquariums and zoos across the nation are offering virtual tours and programs for students to enjoy without leaving their classroom, or home.
As many aquariums and zoos rely on visitors for support, they are asking virtual visitors for donations to help in the conservation of the animals they take care of.
Below find 16 aquariums and zoos offering virtual programs:
Atlanta Zoo: The zoo keeps a Panda Cam livestream on its website. You can also explore all things animals, nature, conservation and science using its "At Home" lessons.
Beardsley Zoo: Zookeepers are bringing the zoo to you via Facebook Live.

The Cincinnati Zoo: The zoo offers "Home Safari Facebook Lives" where they teach you about different animals.
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Georgia Aquarium: The aquarium has various webcams showing its inhabitants, including puffins, African penguins, beluga whales and piranha.
Jenkinson’s Aquarium: The facility located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey has a live cam of penguins. And on Facebook Live they showcase some of their animals.
Long Island Aquarium: The aquarium shares videos of many of its residents on Facebook.
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk: The aquarium is offering virtual programs. It has popular IMAX movies online. And teachers can learn more about virtual science lessons for their students.
Monterey Bay Aquarium: Watch penguins, sea otters, sharks, birds, sea turtles and many other animals via live cams.
Mystic Aquarium: The aquarium has livestreams of its penguin habitat.
National Aquarium: Walk through tropical waters to the icy tundra in this tour of the aquarium.
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New England Aquarium: The aquarium has virtual visits and presentations on its Facebook page.
NYC zoos and aquarium: Stay connected to the Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and Prospect Park Zoo and check in on some of the animals through their virtual zoo program. They also offer digital resources for educators.
Woodland Park Zoo: They have virtual programs for students, as well as resources for teachers. They've also been sharing pictures and videos of the animals on Facebook.
The San Diego Zoo: The zoo's livestreaming cams provide views of wildlife as they explore, eat, swing, pounce, groom, and play through their day. Catch all the action here.
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Shedd Aquarium: You can keep up with the daily lives of the animals on Facebook. Check out live views from the Underwater Beauty special exhibit. Dive deep with 360-video views to Keep Sharks Swimming.
Tennessee Aquarium: The aquarium offers live cams of its penguins, otters and reef.
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