The Newport aquarium celebrated its arrival of eleven millionth visitor on previous Monday morning. A family from Pittsburg was declared as the eleven millionth visitor by aquarium Vice President. Staff members of Newport aquarium welcomed the family with a large visitor banner and a ‘meet and greet’ session with African penguin. Six members of Pratt family hailing from Pittsburg namely Tom, Marcia Pratt, Caroline, Kate, Edie English and Bella were given annual complimentary visitor pass. They were provided with a unique opportunity to enjoy “VIP Bravo” experience where they met Galapagos tortoise named Bravo. Pratt family came to Newport for visiting their family member pursuing undergraduate studies at University of Cincinnati.
An elated Tom Pratt says, “We decided to visit Newport aquarium today because it is a unique place to see God’s creations up close. We were very surprised and excited to be the eleven millionth visitors. It is amazing that so many people have gone through to see all that’s here. It is a great facility and a great experience”. Aquarium in Newport had celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in previous May. It features seventy exhibits, fourteen galleries, and five acrylic tunnels. Newport aquarium is an accredited member of Association of Zoos and Aquariums, a global leader in wildlife conservation.
Via [River City News]