They lived together in our Animal Care Center for 18 months before moving into their new home in Many visitors mistakenly believe that Calypso, our beloved 500-pound green sea turtle, eats only lettuce.
While she does consume her fair share of romaine, Calypso also enjoys sweet potatoes, carrots, Brussels sprouts and squid.
As such, Jenni Cam set the stage for conversations regarding the relationship of technology and gender.
Ringley's desire to maintain the purity of the cam-eye view of her life eventually created the need to establish that she was within her rights as an adult to broadcast such information, in the legal sense, and that it was not harmful to other adults.
The Jenni Cam website coincided with a rise in surveillance as a feature of popular culture, exemplified by the 1998 film The Truman Show and reality television programs such as Big Brother, and as a feature of contemporary art and new media art.
From a sociological point of view, Jenni Cam was an important early example of how the internet could create a cyborg subject by integrating human images with the internet.
Instructors did a great job with her and gave her the skills and confidence to enjoy the rest of the day – she can’t wait to come back.
This coral-filled exhibit, replicating Indo-Pacific reefs, is active with life that guests can experience from many vantage points, including a new floor-to-ceiling pop-out viewing window that allows guests to virtually come face to face with the animals.
Even if you spent a full day in the National Aquarium’s exhibit, you would never learn all of the fascinating facts about its many animals, which range from blacktip reef sharks and tasseled wobbegongs to a 500-pound green sea turtle and honeycomb stingrays.
But thanks to these insider secrets provided by our knowledgeable staff and volunteers, you’re about to know more than most visitors.
The tasseled wobbegong shark is tricky to spot—its ornate camouflaged exterior is easily mistaken for a piece of coral.
But if you look closely at the left corner of our underwater viewing area, you’re likely to notice her resting in her favorite spot near the glass.