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SAVE THE FROGS AT SEAQUARIUM


Release Date: Sunday 24 April 2016

African Clawed Frog
This May Day Bank Holiday 30th- 2nd weekend is ‘Save The Frogs’ awareness weekend at SeaQuarium Rhyl. Staff at the centre are dedicating the whole weekend to raising awareness of the problems suffered by frogs worldwide. There will be special talks, craft sessions and feeding demonstrations taking place throughout the entire Bank Holiday Weekend to demonstrate what we can do to help the frog population.

Frogs, along with other amphibians, are a very diverse group of animals that can be found worldwide. They play important roles in the food chain and act as a good bioindicator for the health of the environment they live in. In the last few decades over 200 species of amphibians have gone extinct and a further 2000 currently face extinction. SeaQuarium’s Aquarist Gareth Mead said, ‘Many frog species are currently facing extinction due to problems like environmental damage, climate change and disease. It is important that measures are taken to try to save frogs before it is too late.” He continued, “Here at SeaQuarium we keep African clawed frogs. They are a species of frog that are entirely aquatic, spending their entire lives in the water.

We thought it would be a great opportunity to extend the one day awareness day that always takes place on the last day of April, to the weekend and visitors can find more information by visiting www.savethefrogs.com/day/ website”. In support of ‘Save The Frogs’ awareness, SeaQuarium Rhyl will be scheduling additional talks and feeding demonstrations in Dr Cod’s learning zone to highlight the problems faced by frogs and amphibians worldwide. Guests can learn more about these animals and at selected times, guests can watch them being fed.

There will be free craft sessions for children to make their own frog and enter a competition to win an adoption for a frog for 12 months at the SeaQuarium. During the May Day holiday all of the SeaQuarium exhibits will be open as usual. Guests are able to see our African clawed frogs as well as a wide variety of other sea creatures of all shapes and sizes. There is a full programme of talks, demonstrations and seal shows taking place throughout the day.

Standard admission prices are £9.50 for adults and £8.50 for children. Alternatively book in advance online and save up to 25% off the standard admission price. SeaQuarium is located on the promenade in Rhyl and opens at 10am daily with last admissions at 5pm. Further information is available from SeaQuarium’s official website www.seaquarium.co.uk or by telephone on 01745 344660.
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TODAY AT RHYL...

OPEN: Daily from 10.00am.
LAST ADMISSION: 4.00pm
CLOSES: 5.00pm

ADMISSION:
Adult - £9.50 (16-64yrs)
Child - £8.50 (3-15yrs)
Under 3's - Free
Concessions - £8.99
(Senior Citizen, Disabled, Student).

See our Opening Times & Prices page for further info.
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