“Body Worlds for Fish”: See preserved sharks and giant squid (from the inside) at Vancouver Aquarium

Photo sourced from Vancouver Aquarium

Silky Shark. Photo sourced from Vancouver Aquarium

Remember Body Worlds? Back in 2010, the exhibit – which displays preserved human bodies in lifelike poses – made waves when it appeared at Vancouver’s Science World. Well, the same technology is now at the forefront of a brand new exhibition at the Vancouver Aquarium featuring sharks, giant squid and other fish.

Sea Monsters Revealed, on through Sept. 7, shows the internal anatomy of various sea creatures in vivid detail.  Through the miracle of plastination – which replaces water and fat in tissues with a special plastics to halt decay – viewers can get a glimpse inside the kind of fearsome predators of the deep you normally want to admire only at a distance.   Continue reading:
“Body Worlds for Fish”: See preserved sharks and giant squid (from the inside) at Vancouver Aquarium

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo: Andre Blanchard

 

Happy Chinese and Lunar New Year!  Don’t miss out on the celebrations and festivals around Metro Vancouver this weekend.  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday…
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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Lots of festivals and shows this weekend for the whole family!  How many events will you attend?  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

This weekend features a great variety for everyone of all ages, including culinary events, comedy, music, and hockey!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Merry Christmas!  Start planning the weekend after your Christmas get-togethers… read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver from Boxing Day Friday to Sunday!

Tourism Vancouver’s Visitor Centre and Tickets Tonight are closed for the holidays on December 25th, 26th, and January 1st.

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend