They have fish and surprisingly for this oceanic observer, amphibians; feathered and non-feathered reptiles; and mammals. But we began with a little lesson in alluvial soil erosion.
Mississippi fish are big! Each was at least five feet long.
This guy is just sitting there waiting for the owner of the boat to return...
They aren't as smart as their marine cousins, but they have a whole lot more fun.
Yes! At this aquarium, you get to touch the sturgeon head!