It’s Sharktober at the Two Oceans Aquarium! A whole month in celebration of our favourite toothy friends – sharks! These magnificent animals are often portrayed as vicious hunters, scary stalkers, single-minded predators in the media, but what really makes these misunderstood animals tick?

Stick with us on social media and our blog throughout October as we take a Sharktober dive into answering¬†all your sharkiest questions. How smart are sharks? Can they swim backward? Are there really 117 kinds of South African shark? Let’s find out together!

The Two Oceans Aquarium is doubly excited about Sharktober – not only do we get to promote one of our favourite animal families, but we also get to welcome our new partner in conservation awareness, the Save Our Seas Foundation! Together, we hope to promote education and conservation around these often endangered sea animals, and we can think of no better way of launching Sharktober than by announcing that we’ve officially renamed our largest exhibit.

The Save Our SeasFoundation Shark Exhibit, in honour of this new partnership.  The Sharktober landing page can be found here:

This page will be updated regularly with information and facts about sharks.

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