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Visitors are entranced by the aquatic life at the Silverton Casino Lodge. Three times a day, marine biologists share their knowledge from inside the resort's 117,000-gallon tank, while feeding the sharks and sting rays. "The most common question is, 'Are you going to get stung, like what happened to Steve Irwin?' " says aquarium manager Thomas Harder. "It's really nice to educate people about the truths of sting rays. They aren't dangerous animals. People don't often get stung, and when they do, it's very rarely fatal."
Jay Jones
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