Jessie Yang
Underwater World Langkawi is one of the largest marine and fresh water aquaria in South East Asia. Since the start of its operation on 26 August 1995, it has become one of the must visit tourist destinations in Langkawi and has attracted a large number of foreign as well as local tourists.
The concept and theme of Underwater World Langkawi are geared towards Knowledge, Education and Entertainment. It is built to raise awareness on the importance of conserving our precious aquatic life forms, thus creating understanding of the deep and inseparable bond between man and nature.
Unique to Underwater World Langkawi is the gigantic 15-meter long walk-through tunnel consisting of 500,000 liter seawater which houses many big fishes and sea creatures. 



Other attractions include the Freshwater Fish Section, the Seashell Display, the Koi Pond, the Reptilian Section and the Coral Reef Section.
The 34,701 square foot oceanarium is located adjacent to a shopping centre and the Neptune Café. Visitors are thus provided with a one-stop shopping, eating and entertainment package, all of which are available within one area.
A new building (with 60,000 sq. ft built-up area) which displays Tropical Rainforest, Temperate and Sub-Antarctic Ecosystems, and info theatre with a 200-seating capacity will be opened to the public in early 2005. The Sub-Antarctic Ecosystem Display includes a spectacular “penguinarium” with an underwater tunnel for visitors to view swimming penguins.


This is black Swam
Scientifve Name: Cygnus Etratus
Family: Anatidae
Size: Length :1.1-1.4m  Weight:6-9kg

Black Swam are mostly black feather birds, with white flight feathers. It utters a musical and far reaching bugle-like sound, called either on the water or in flight, as well as a range of softer crooning notes. It can also whistle especially when  disturbed while breeding and nesting.

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A video that show the black swam play in the pond


World of  Penguins


Head: Different penguin species can be distinguished on the basic of head and facial markings. There are different beak shapes and sizes but all are designed to capture their dietary items. The mouth is lined with horny, rear-directed spines to aid swallowing live prey.


Feathers: The penguin skim is covered uniformly by shiny feathers. They are short, brood and closely spaced in order to keep water  away from the skin. Tufts of down on the feather shafts contribute to the insulating properties of penguin feathers.
Most penguin go through a complete moult once a year, usually after the breeding season. This is an essential function as  feathers become worn when penguins rub against each other in dense breeding colonies or come in contact with the ground and water. They also regulary preen their feathers.


Legs and Feet: penguin legs are short and strong and the feet are webbed with surprisingly strong claws. The legs are located far back the body to aid in streamlining and steering while swimming and to help penguins on land or ice to stand erect and walk upright.

Flippers: The wings in penguin are modified into paddle  like flippers. The bones are much flattened and broadened with the joints of elbow and wrist virtually fused. This creates a rigid, tapered and flattened flipper for swimming  . Each flipper is covered with short, scale-like feathers.


Greater Flamingo
Flamingo belong to Phoenicopteridae Ruber family. 
The size of the flamingo are up to 1.45 height and 1.5m for their wing spam.


 
This is  Common Marmoset
They are from Brazil. They enjoy warm elimate.
The edge of the forest is the perfect place to survive where they  find holes in trees to sleep in.
They feed on insects, spiders, fruit flower and bird's eggs.

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This is Blue and Gold macaw.

It belongs to Psittacidae family.
The size of the Blue and Gold macaw is length are 76 to 86cm and the weight is 900 to 1300g.One of the larger macaws. Male is larger while the female is slightly smaller. Compared to other macaw species, it is more adaptable to various environments. Blue and Gold macaw is a very intelligent, playful and alert creature. It can be taught to perform simple tasks and to talk.
Star fish


Shells


 Spotted Eagle Rays







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