Shark Touch Sharks

Shark Central

Get an up-close view of a variety species of sharks. Learn why sharks are part of a healthy ocean and the many factors that threaten their survival. If you're brave enough, stick your arm in the water and touch sharks for a thrill you'll never forget!
Things to Know
Location
Shark Central
Food Allergy Alert

The animals in this exhibit are fed a variety of seafood. Please refrain from touching the animals if you have a known fish or shellfish allergy.

Important Symbols To Look For:

   
Water Story Water Story indicates where crucial information can be found about water, our most precious resource.
SSP Species Survival Plan indicates that an animal is part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' Species Survival Plan program (SSP) and is being managed within multiple zoos and aquariums so that it doesn't become extinct.
Vanishing Animal Vanishing Animal means that the species is either threatened or endangered and in need of our help or attention.
Conservation Supporting Conservation showcases a conservation message or a conservation project supported by our WAVE Foundation's Aquatic Conservation Fund.