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Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:47pm.READ MORE:
A trip to the aquarium will cost more starting this weekend. The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, which runs the state's three aquariums, including the one at Forst Fisher, says fees will increase by a about $3 starting Saturday. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 2:31pm.READ MORE:
It was a big day for sea turtles at fort fisher. One headed back to the wild, while a nest of one rare species has appeared for the first time. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 3:09pm.READ MORE:
It happened much sooner than expected. The NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher released two loggerhead sea turtles to the care of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission for an Atlantic release. Full story...
Submitted by IE on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 7:05pm.READ MORE:
The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher opened its doors to eight injured loggerhead sea turtles New Years Day. Full story...
Submitted by Matt Ray on Sun, 12/09/2012 - 11:37pm.READ MORE:
Residents say a whale beached itself on the Eastern side of Bald Head Island Sunday morning. Full story...
FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Beached whale on Bald Head Island returned to ocean by residents; biologists say whale diedSubmitted by Katie Harden on Sun, 12/09/2012 - 1:14pm.READ MORE:
Residents say a whale beached itself on the Eastern side of the island. Crowds gathered around the stranded whale and realized the animal was still breathing. Full story...
Submitted by Matt Ray on Wed, 11/28/2012 - 6:13pm.READ MORE:
Mary Lee is a 16-foot, two-ton Great White shark. She was first satellite tagged by scientists in Cape Cod in September. In just three months, she has made it all the way down the eastern seaboard and is making her way back north. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Sun, 09/30/2012 - 6:22pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 07/18/2012 - 5:11pm.READ MORE:
It's the video gone viral that's amazing to some but scary for others. The fishing video taken just across the border in South Carolina shows a large bull shark suprisingly grabbing a fish off a line in the Intracoastal Waterway in Cherry Grove. That has many asking if sharks that big are in the Intracoastal Waterway here as well. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 11:24am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 6:19pm.READ MORE:
The state of North Carolina owns a zoo and three aquariums, including the one at Fort Fisher. That could change based on a recommendation coming next week. The state will make a recommendation on whether to privatize the aquariums and zoo. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 5:18pm.READ MORE: