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a shark and stingray mealtime experience


a shark and stingray mealtime experience


Step into a feeding and training session at M&T Bank Shark and Ray Bay! Have you ever seen a shark touch a target? How about a stingray waiting at a station? Accompany our passionate staff for an exciting snapshot of life as an aquarist. 

You’ll discover what lies beneath the surface by interacting with the animals in the exhibit and exploring everything that goes on behind the scenes. You’ll take a tour of the exhibit’s life support and animal holding area and walk away with a new understanding of what goes into animal care (and maybe a wet sleeve). 

  • This program does NOT include admission. General admission must be purchased separately.
  • You must be at least 8 years old to participate in Lead the Feed. 
  • Participants will not physically feed sharks. 
  • This program includes close proximity to seafood, and anyone with a seafood allergy is discouraged from participating. 

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 10:45am
30 minues
Individuals: $49.95 Members save 10% on visitor experiences.
Encounter available for visitors ages 8+
Whitespotted bamboo sharks, Atlantic stingrays, yellow stingrays


dive into the aquatic universe

Learn more about incredible inhabitants thriving in a variety of aquatic ecosystems housed at the Aquarium.