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Thursday, October 19, 2006

More details on Kerzner-CapitaLand's Atlantis Sentosa

Sea creatures, robotics major players in Kerzner-CapitaLand's Atlantis Sentosa
By Yvonne Yong Channel NewsAsia 17 Oct 06

Aquasphere, the world's largest Aquarium at 10 million gallons, will blend the real with the surreal, containing 1000 species of coral and fish, whale sharks, the world's largest jellyfish exhibit, an 8m high fully submersed Aquadome, a 4D Theatre and Glass Sea Elevators.

The world's largest living coral reef, The Coral Lagoon, will allow
not only snorkellers and divers to get up close to underwater creatures and coral, but also those who prefer to stay dry by having a 'walk-through' experience at a depth of 10m.

Kerzner's sweet deal Bid promises jobs for 8,000, gourmet food at Atlantis
Jasmine Yin Today Online 18 Oct 06

Atlantis Sentosa is to house nine major attractions, like The Sails at Sentosa, a massive glass sculpture at the heart of the casino resort and a 10-million-gallon aquarium that is touted to be the world's largest and most technologically-advanced, as it combines real and robotic underwater life.

Examples of marine life that visitors can meet include giant octopuses, beluga whales, whale sharks and moray eels.

There will also be a 10-m-deep coral lagoon with 750 species of fish--the world's largest living coral reef exhibit--for visitors to snorkel, dive or walk through in glass-panelled tunnels. Full articles

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