Sydney Aquarium – Shark HQ: featuring animatronic great white

Shark HQ is now open at Australia’s Sydney Aquarium. The exhibit features various shark-themed displays and activities, including:

  • tracking of great white sharks and bull sharks
  • a shark hatchery and nursery with shark eggs and baby sharks on display
  • shark tunnels which allow visitor to walk “underwater” with sharks
  • Q&A sessions with shark experts
  • “swim with sharks” demonstrations
  • an animatronic great white shark

The animatronic great white shark can be seen in action in the video clip below. According to the news clip the animatronic shark measures 7.4m in length. (Please ignore the obligatory references to “Jaws” in the video clip.)

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