Joined: May 2006
I can remember seeing sharks at the boston aquarium when I was a tiny girl - I couldn't have been more then 5 years old. What struck me most - I can still see it in my minds eye - is how "not fish" they looked. Very very different then anything else I've ever seen.
It wasn't frightening, exactly -- just an intense awareness of difference. And size -- even through the distortion of the window (curving slightly along the ramp).
Hmm.... googling in another tab, I find that what I remember as the boston aquarium is now called (maybe always was) the New England Aquarium. And they've got a webcam, on which I have just watched a shark swim past.
http://www.neaq.org/webcams/gotcam.php - the static cam I can use with my dinky dialup connection.
http://www.neaq.org/webcams/ - the static and streaming cams.
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