PHOTOS: Turtles, Sea Monsters Invade Aquarium

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Sea monsters have invaded the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. They’re part of a new exhibit: Truth or Tale.

It’s an interactive display where visitors can discover real sea monsters in the aquarium’s tanks, touch the live creatures and learn about mythical creatures, too.

“You can steer a ship, you can look into some mirrors and see what you’d look like as a sea monster, you can touch some of our live creatures,” said Tami Brown, the aquarium’s general manager.

The exhibit will be on display through April 14.

There’s also a new. permanent African tortoise exhibit. The turtles came from a local animal sanctuary. Most are three to five years old, but they can live for as long as 150 years.

“Now you can get up into the exhibit and touch them with two fingers, touch their shells with two fingers,” said Brown.

That’s not all that’s new at the aquarium. The facility has restructured its general admission rates. The rates are now $19.95 for adults and $11.95 for children.

Several other ticket rates were also lowered.

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