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Everything You Need to Know about Seal Spotting in Scotland

Scotland’s coastline is not only beautiful but also home to an array of fascinating wildlife. One of the most enchanting experiences for nature enthusiasts is seal spotting. The shores of Scotland are populated by two distinct species of seals, the common seal and the grey seal. In this guide, we will explore their characteristics, differences, … Continued

What are the Key Differences Between Newts & Salamanders?

Despite being classified in the same animal class, there are huge variations between different species of amphibians. An interesting example of how two similar-looking animals can have so much variation are newts and salamanders. In this blog, we will delve into the distinctive features that set these two groups apart, examining their appearance, diet, habitat, … Continued

Welcome our Lesser Spotted Catsharks!

We are thrilled to welcome 8 Lesser Spotted Catsharks to our Aquarium! These Catsharks came to us from Rhyl SeaQuarium in North Wales, due to the aquarium’s permanent closure. They arrived on Wednesday 10th January and have been settling into Deep Sea World’s quarantine area. Our zoo team explains: “We are deeply saddened to hear … Continued

5 Ways To Have An Eco-Friendly Christmas!

Here at Deep Sea World, we are always have conservation and education in mind, adopting and sharing ways to improve our carbon footprint and impact on the environment! Christmas is a wonderful time of giving, however this can have an detrimental impact on our environment. So, we want to share our top 5 ways we … Continued

All About Shark Trust

At Deep Sea World, we’re proud to partner with Shark Trust, a UK charity dedicated to safeguarding sharks around the globe. With a focus on education, awareness and action, this esteemed organisation is making a difference to the lives of animals that are all too easily misunderstood. Here, you can learn more about Shark Trust … Continued

6 Fun Facts about the Alligator Gar

You’ll be forgiven for thinking the alligator gar is a type of alligator – but it is in fact a fish, and bears no relation to the reptile. Part of the gar fish family, of which there are seven different species, the alligator gar (Atractosteus spatula) is the largest. So, what is it about these … Continued

Introducing, the newest creature to encounter!

Macleays Spectre Stick Insects (Extatosoma Tiaratum) We host creature encounters twice a day where you can meet Starfish, Snakes, Snails and now…STICK INSECTS. Extatosoma tiaratum, commonly known as the spiny leaf insect, the giant prickly stick insect, Macleay’s spectre or the Australian walking stick. Known for their mimicry, these guys are leaf and stick looking, which helps camouflage them. They’re … Continued

Top 6 Things to Do in Edinburgh

Welcome to Edinburgh, where traditional Scotch culture and heritage collide with forward-thinking culture, arts, science, and mouth-watering cuisine. The ancient Scottish capital is a must-visit destination whether you’re staying for a day, a week or a weekend, with fantastic sights and tons of visitor attractions to enjoy whatever the not-so-predictable weather sends your way. Planning … Continued

How are Lakes Made?

Lakes are found across the world, on every continent and in a variety of environments including mountains, near the sea and everywhere in between. But how did they get there in the first place, and do they stay the same over the years? How do fish get into lakes and how do they survive? Let … Continued

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