Animal Attraction explores some of the wildest courtship and mating strategies in the animal kingdom. From mate-munching bugs to leaping fish, learn how animals go to extremes to pass on their genes.
New Aquarium Gallery
After exploring the 25,000-gallon Philippine coral reef, continue to the back of the Aquarium where a pair of colorful filefish welcome you to the gallery. Enter and discover the surprising secrets of meeting, mating and repopulating. The colorful and diverse beauty of the natural world would not exist without the mixing and passing of genes.
Encounter hermaphroditic banana slugs, cannibalistic praying mantises, monogamous shrimp, and more than a dozen other live creatures specifically chosen by our biologists to tell the unique, and often bizarre, mating stories.
For the first time, iPads are used as digital labels. View gorgeous images, watch videos, learn mating stories, go behind the scenes and be the guide of your own digital exploration.
Don’t miss out on new Sea of Love Editions of some of your favorites programs including:
Penguin Feedings - Daily, 10:30 am & 3:00 pm
Learn who is mating with whom, arranged marriages, family squabbles and watch our penguins strut their stuff during feeding time.
Coral Reef Dives - Daily, 11:30 am & 2:30 pm
Watch our divers as they discuss love on the reef from clownfish dads who become clownfish moms to coral spawning, it's sure to captivate you!