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Atlantis releases herd of seahorses into Gulf

October 11, 2012

Dubai: Marine scientists at Atlantis, The Palm, took the first steps on Thursday toward creating a new colony of seahorses to help rejuvenate diminishing native herds of the tiny creatures in UAE waters. Dennis Blom, manager of the Lost Chambers at Atlantis plunged into the clear blue waters off Port Jebel Ali, with two plastic bags filled with 50 rare newborn seahorses and delicately released the seahorses back into their natural habitat.

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