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"You're Mean!" and The Problem With Shark Fin Soup

“You’re Mean!” and The Problem With Shark Fin Soup

One of the props that I use while I’m volunteering in the Shark and Ray Encounter exhibit is a real shark fin that had been confiscated from poachers.

Working as an Aquarium Volunteer - The Shark and Ray Encounter

Working as an Aquarium Volunteer – The Shark and Ray Encounter

I took the next step last Saturday in becoming a volunteer at the Albuquerque Aquarium by working the Shark and Ray Encounter for my first training shift.

My First Day as Public Aquarium Volunteer

My First Day as Public Aquarium Volunteer

What does it take for a public aquarium to run? I started looking through the job listing for my local aquarium and that’s where I stumbled across their volunteer program. What better way to learn more about how aquariums work than to become a volunteer?