Shark Week!

Shark Week, 8/9 - 8/16

What’s more dangerous than a shark? A lot of things actually. Sink your teeth into fun facts all about sharks during Shark Week in the SHARK-LA-TEX!

 

Enjoy ongoing family-friendly activities, feedings, games and more. Educational signage portraying the truth about these apex predators and their essential role keeping the delicate balance of the oceans ecosystems in check will be on display, while the retail shop will offer new shark gear, plush toys, games and toys and all things shark related.

 

The aquarium is home to several cool species of sharks including grey reef sharks, white tip reef sharks, bamboo sharks, epaulette sharks and a local favorite, Zenon the Zebra Shark who will be celebrating her 3rd birthday!

Shark Week schedule

 

Daily

  • Win a prize on the shark quiz trail  

  • Shark Art Gallery- bring in a shark drawing, coloring sheet or birthday card for Zenon and get a free mini ice cream cone!

  • View the baby epaulette shark pups. You might remember these pups were still in their egg cases (called mermaid purses) during last year’s Shark Week event!

  • Hand feed and touch the friendly stingrays, close relatives of sharks.

  • Take JAW-some photos with our limited edition Shark Week frame in our new photo booth!

 

Monday

  • 11 a.m. Shark pup feeding

  • 1 p.m. Shark & Seek*

  • 3 p.m. Shark & Seek*

Tuesday

  • 11 a.m. Shark pup feeding

  • 2:30 p.m. Adult shark feeding

Wednesday

  • 11 a.m. Shark pup feeding

  • 1 p.m. Shark & Seek*

  • 3 p.m. Shark & Seek*

Thursday

  • 11 a.m. Shark pup feeding

  • 2:30 p.m. Adult shark feeding

Friday

  • 11 a.m. Shark pup feeding

  • 1 p.m. Shark & Seek*

  • 3 p.m. Shark & Seek*

Saturday

  • No timed events

Sunday

  • 1 p.m. Shark pup feeding

  • 2:30 p.m. Adult shark feeding         

 

*Shark & Seek is a new activity where Zenon the Zebra Shark celebrates her 3rd birthday by digging up clams hidden by one of our divers.  

Get your Shark Week Box while supplies last! Includes Shark Week Tshirt, Shark Tooth fossil dig kit and a special gift! Find out more

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601 Clyde Fant Parkway

Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

318-383-0601

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