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PennyBright



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(Permalink) Posted: June 12 2007,16:03   

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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