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Attempted stingray heist at public aquarium?

By Leonard Ho - Posted Aug 31, 2012 08:00 AM
SeaQuarium at Sumerset (UK) have installed CCTV security cameras after one of their patrons unsuccessfully tried to make off with a baby freshwater stingray from their open-pool exhibit.
Attempted stingray heist at public aquarium?

A mature Amazon stingray (looks like a chalice coral, doesn't it?). Photo by 'lwpkommunikacio' (CC)

Other aquarium patrons reported the attempted theft to the aquarium staff but the suspect had already fled the premises.  Really ... Is there nothing someone will try to steal?

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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