In the heart of Atlanta is the Georgia Aquarium, one of the world’s largest, with eight million gallons of fresh and marine water, and more than 100,000 animals representing 500 species from around the globe.
The road to the aquarium is a busy, bustling street. Chilly fall weather adds an edge to the budding excitement.
Families gather to take photos in front one of the six galleries featured in the aquarium, “Ocean Voyager,” the world’s largest indoor aquatic exhibit that contains 6.3 million gallons of water.
Matthew Wallace, a Florida native visiting Georgia, peers into one of the exhibits many view points.
Exotic jellyfish are just one of many endangered species featured at the Aquarium.
Georgia Aquarium is home to a 164,000-gallon reef habitat, the second largest in the United States, which also contains more than 90 species of fish.