News Pieces

Crate Escape as Giant Eel dumped at Aquarium

A giant eel, which was dumped in a crate with no water at Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium, is making a remarkable recovery. The five-foot-long conger eel was left in a blue crate in the North Tyneside aquarium’s reception by a member of the public. The anonymous person left before any member of staff could speak […]

New Girlfriend for Gizmo the Otter!

Keepers at Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium are hoping love is in the air after introducing a potential new partner for Gizmo the otter. Gizmo was born at the aquarium back in 2005 and celebrates his ninth birthday in November. Staff had been on the lookout for a new mate for Gizmo as he had been […]

Metro Launches #42 ways campaign

Tyne and Wear Metro has today launched a new digitally-driven summer campaign in a bid to increase awareness of places to visit around the region using the Metro system. The ‘#42Ways’ campaign, which refers to the number of days in a typical six-week school holiday, aims to make families and visitors to the North East […]

Seal Pup Celebrates First Birthday!

A seal pup celebrated its first birthday with the help of keepers and visitors at Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium over the weekend. Benji the harbour seal was born at the aquarium on July 5th 2013 and is the first pup to have been bred at the North Tyneside wildlife attraction. To mark the special occasion, […]

Residents make the most of hot spell!

Residents at Tynemouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium have been making the most of the recent spell of hot weather. The mini-heatwave has been particularly welcomed by the North Tyneside attraction’s resident reptiles; especially Misty the bearded dragon and Reg the giant green iguana who have both gone outside to bask in the sun. Other beneficiaries are […]

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