|How adorable is this? Syd was thrilled, and I'm pretty excited that I happened to have my camera up and ready to catch it!|
|Please observe how much of this child's sleeve is IN THE WATER. A worthy sacrifice for petting this ray, of course.|
Fortunately, he thought that dissecting a shark on top of one's kitchen table was great, not weird.
Okay, he thought it was weird, too, but still great!
And yes, I had my arms in the water just like the kids. I studied chondrichthyans for three months, too!
We finally managed to tear ourselves away from the touch tank, and wouldn't you know it, there was an entire aquarium full of stuff to see!
|This is the one who wants to be a marine biologist, if that look on her face didn't tell you as much.|
Lookit! A shark egg! We've also seen this at Shedd Aquarium, and it's never not cool:
I'm not much of a gift shop shopper, and I didn't buy anything in this shop, either, but I SUPER wanted two full sets of these tentacles, nevertheless:
Next time: Freedom Trail and all things Boston!