Monday, January 13, 2020
9 Unique Species of Aquatic Animals You Can See in Utah
There are a lot of things that come to mind when you think of Utah. Salt Lake City, vast national parks, seemingly endless deserts. One thing, however, that most people definitely don’t associate with Utah is exotic marine life. Think again!
Utah is home to the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. This aquarium is run by a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to share the exploration of the diverse ecosystems the earth has to offer and to educate people on the species that inhabit these places. Located just 30 minutes from Provo, the facility is one of the best in the world and is home to nearly 4,500 animals coming from 550 distinct species. Habitats replicate the Antarctic, South American rainforests, and Asia. Let’s take a look at some of the unique wildlife you can experience at this awesome aquarium.
Next time you are debating on taking a trip to Utah, think beyond Zion National Park or Bryce Canyon. While these are excellent destinations, you may want to include a trip to see the vast array of marine life at the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. What other state can you see some of the most beautiful landscapes, as well as some of the most unique animals in the world!