While staying focused on the preservation of its rich historical heritage, the Toledo Zoo always keeps an eye on the future and continually strives to provide state-of-the-art exhibits that engage, enrich, and educate visitors of all ages. With this in mind, the Zoo recently launched an ambitious renovation of the Aquarium, slated for completion in 2015.
We’re proud to bring you an ongoing series in cooperation with Jay Hemdal, Curator of Fishes and Invertebrates for the Toledo Zoo, featuring regular updates on this fascinating $25+ million project.
- Update 1: The historic Toledo Zoo Aquarium meets the future
- Update 2: Where did all the fish go?
- Update 3: Preliminary equipment testing
- Update 4: Gulf of Mexico – Sharks, Rays, and Turtle exhibit
- Update 5: Tropical Pacific Rainbow Reef exhibit
- Update 6: Pacific Reef Crest and Lagoon exhibits
- Update 7: Temperate Marine exhibits
- Update 8: Giving Zoo patrons a different view of exhibits
- Update 9: Jewel exhibits to display smaller species
- Update 10: Cold water marine exhibits
- Update 11: Interactive touchpool exhibits
- Update 12: Work in progress
- Update 13: Making steady progress
- Update 14: Fish start to arrive, grand reopening set
- Update 15: The Grand Reopening is Here!
Stay tuned to Saltwater Smarts for future updates about the Toledo Zoo Aquarium renovation!