New Living Planet Aquarium Opens in Draper

A life-size model of a whale shark hangs from the ceiling at the new Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper, Utah.

A life-size model of a whale shark hangs from the ceiling at the new Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper, Utah.

(KCPW News) After a few months of setbacks, the new Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper opened its doors to the public on Tuesday. The aquarium in land-locked Utah is now the ninth-biggest aquarium in the United States, and it houses animals such as penguins, otters, sharks, and sting rays.

KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham got a firsthand look at the new facility, and has this report.

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