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Learn about sea life and swim with fish at the Downtown Aquarium in Denver

Posted at 11:12 AM, Oct 17, 2019

DENVER — Colorado may be hundreds of miles from the ocean, but you can still get an up-close look at sea life in the Mile High City.

The Downtown Aquarium in Denver features a wide variety of animals, from jellyfish and stingrays to sharks and even Sumatran tigers. You can even swim with some of them or go for a shark cage dive. It’s a Mile High Must.

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