The Manila Ocean Park: Strengths and Weaknesses

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The Manila Ocean Park is an oceanarium in Manila, Philippines. It is owned by China Oceanis Philippines Inc., a subsidiary of China Oceanis Inc., a Singaporean-registered firm that has operated four oceanariums in China. It is located behind the Quirino Grandstand at Rizal Park. It opened on March 1, 2008.[1] In terms of floor space, the 8,000 square metres (86,000 sq ft) oceanarium is larger than the Sentosa Underwater World oceanarium in Singapore, and features a 25-metre (82 ft) underwater acrylic tunnel
MANILA, Philippines ? The country?s first oceanarium is set to open next month despite opposition from animal rights advocates.
Officials of the Manila Ocean Park (MOP) announced this yesterday as they signed a partnership with the
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PAWB has established a Wildlife Rescue Center (WRC) as a temporary facility and rehabilitation center for confiscated, abandoned and donated wildlife, as living laboratory and training ground for wildlife enthusiasts on handling, care and management of wildlife in captivity.
Manila Ocean Park, a private facility is committed to promoting research, wildlife species conservation and to facilitate better species and habitat management. It also has the financial and technical capability to provide for the welfare, safety and security of the loaned animals
Earth Day — Our happy feet took us to Manila Ocean Park, a marine-themed park in the country located behind the Quirino Grandstand at Rizal Park in Manila. An Oceanarium that’s home to 10,000 marine life species indigenous to the Philippines and Southeast Asia. Its 25 meter long, 220° curved walkway tunnel provides a stunning underwater view of these amazing sea creatures.
However, I don’t believe that it’s the first marine park in the Philippines, whereas Ocean Adventure at Ilanin Bay in Subic is Southeast Asia’s only open-water marine park was first established in 2002.
Anyway, It’s my second time here in Manila Ocean Park. This time though, we got to try something new

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