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Paris aquarium offers haven for unwanted goldfish

Paris aquarium offers haven for unwanted goldfish

Paris's biggest aquarium has created a refuge for goldfish, providing a second life for any unwanted pets who might otherwise find themselves flushed down the toilet.

Captive whales find new home as aquarium shows decline

Captive whales find new home as aquarium shows decline

Two beluga whales performing in a Shanghai aquarium are to be flown to a new sanctuary in Iceland, giving hope to more than 3,000 captive cetaceans as the popularity of marine shows wanes.

Dubai Mall briefly plunged into darkness by power outage

Dubai Mall briefly plunged into darkness by power outage

A power outage briefly plunged the glitzy Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping centres, into darkness on Monday, Dubai's government media office and a local newspaper reported.

Singapore aquarium diver killed in stingray attack

Singapore aquarium diver killed in stingray attack

A Singaporean diver has died after being struck on the chest by stingray in a closed underwater attraction in the city-state, the aquarium's owners said on Wednesday.

Sleep tight and don't let the sharks bite at Paris aquarium

Sleep tight and don't let the sharks bite at Paris aquarium

The house rules are clear: No swimming at night, keep your head and feet in the bedroom at all times, and avoid watching "Jaws" beforehand. It might put you off the sharks circling your bed.