Zoo and Aquarium Month in the South Bay

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June is time to celebrate National Zoo and Aquarium month with your kids for summer fun—and learning—under the sea.  Summer is the best time of year to catch a glimpse of sea horses and sharks up close and personal—and  you don’t have to leave the South Bay or even get wet to see them. You can learn about wildlife and sea creatures close to your  home—and many times for free or for a small donation. You can celebrate by checking out the sharks, eels and other sea creatures and more at these aquariums
Manhattan Beach – Roundhouse Marine Studies Lab & Aquarium
One of the landmarks of Manhattan Beach, the roundhouse aquarium sits at  the end of the Manhattan Beach Pier and features tanks with a range of  local marine life including sharks, eels and sea horses. Learn more at www.roundhouseaquarium.org
Redondo Beach – SEA Lab
Run by the L.A. Conservation Corps since 1977, Redondo’s SEA Lab offers a hands-on  marine science center in the heart of Redondo Beach and helps educate  visitors and school children about local marine life. Visitors have a  chance to feed the aquarium’s fish every Saturday at noon for $2 per  tray of food. Hands-on tours are also offered at 1, 2 and 3 p.m.  Tuesday-Friday and at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Learn more at www.roundhouseaquarium.org
San Pedro – Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Boasting the largest collection of Southern California marine life in the world, this free aquarium is one of the largest in Los Angeles County and  features a range of sea creatures from jelly fish to sharks. Engages all visitors in education, recreation and research to promote knowledge, appreciation and conservation of the marine life.  Learn more at www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org