CityPASS Tampa Bay articles
It may be home to a famous movie star dolphin, but you won’t find much in the way of showmanship at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Instead, there's a focus on rescue and rehabilitation. Abby Stone, an Animal Care Specialist and Stranding Coordinator at CMA, takes us on an in-depth look at the aquarium.
With September’s release of Dolphin Tale 2 on movie screens across the country, the spotlight is back on the animal preservation efforts of Tampa Bay’s Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA), one of the Tampa Bay CityPASS attractions. The aquarium not only serves as the real-life home to the film’s bottlenose dolphin movie stars, Winter and Hope, it also works to rescue, rehabilitate and release a variety of sick or injured marine animals.
The southeastern part of the U.S. has no shortage of fun in the sun, and as the warmer weather begins to sweep across the rest of the country, we find ourselves planning weekend getaways to soak in every second of sunshine that Mother Nature brings us. When your work schedule permits and you have the opportunity to sink your feet in the sand and your bottom in a beach chair, there’s no better place than Tampa Bay, Florida.