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First she needed a heart transplant. Then the resulting problem with circulation caused her right leg below the knee to be amputated. Through it all four year old Kanya Reeves kept her joy about life. She deserved her Fish Wish.

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Thursday, the Georgia Aquarium announced the addition of a second manta ray in their 6.3 million gallon Ocean Voyager exhibit.

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Georgia Aquarium officials say a beluga whale has died unexpectedly while on a temporary stay at Sea World in San Antonio.

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Twelve year old Tyler Williams dreams of being a marine biologist. That dream and his life are likely to be cut short by a vicious form of brain cancer. But Marineland, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Georgia Aquarium made his dream come true.

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An executive in the firm that planned and built the Georgia Aquarium has been named the new president of the downtown Atlanta attraction.

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The world’s largest aquarium is reopening one of its most popular galleries just in time for the holiday weekend.

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After being rescued from the frigid waters off the Atlantic and Gulf coasts this winter, eight rehabilitated sea turtles were released back into the sea off Jekyll Island.

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It’s a charitable idea that catching on — to bring together the nation’s billionaires to give away billions to charity.

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You can’t miss the “Whaling Wall” mural passing by Underground Atlanta. But the structure it’s painted on needs repairing which means the mural must go.

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Thoughout the month of December, a school of mermaids will perform in the aquarium’s Ocean Voyager exhibit. They’re from Florida’s Weeki Wachee Spring State Park.

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