On a recent visit to Atlanta we spent one day exploring the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The next day was hot and sultry, and we retreated to the cool comfort of the Georgia Aquarium. This world class aquarium is a must see for anyone visiting the Atlanta area. Even with large crowds the visibility was great, and I wandered for hours, transported into the world of the deep blue sea. The following photos are a hint of what I saw in person.
The following photos are all views taken of the enormous display called Ocean Voyager. This tank contains 6.3 million gallons of water.
The very large fish are Whale Sharks. There are four of these magnificent creatures in the display. They came from the waters off the coast of Taiwan.
I took the following shot so one can get a perspective of just how big this tank is!I was fascinated by the Manta Rays, who performed a ballet of twirls and flips:
My visit to the Georgia Aquarium confirmed what I already knew: Our world is filled with fantastic wonders, and most of them I have never seen!