Photos of Flooded NY Aquarium Hit the Public Eye
The aquarium will remain closed “indefinitely,” the WCS says
Although power has been restored to two of the aquarium's main exhibit buildings, significant efforts must still be made to assess the remaining facilities and get them back on track, Mongabay reports.
The director for the New York Aquarium wished to reassure the public that, “We have been able to maintain temporary life support on our tanks and exhibits since we lost power when the storm hit.”
Furthermore, “Our veterinarians have been working with the animal care staff to ensure the health and well-being of all our animals.”
Once all the animals residing at this marine park find themselves out of harm's way, the Wildlife Conservation Society and the staff at the aquarium will focus on reopening the facility.
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