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Even trotters. Visit Aquatis aquarium in Lausanne

Aquatis, in Lausanne. (INGRID POHU / RADIO FRANCE)
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Héloise, Ariel and Zachary followed the special children's guided tour of the Aquatis aquarium in Lausanne, which offers an interactive 3500m² course to educate visitors on the preservation of freshwater species

A total of 46 aquariums, vivariums and terrariums, home to 10,000 fish and a hundred reptiles and amphibians from five continents. Welcome to Europe's largest freshwater aquarium-vivarium!

Ariel, Héloise and Zachary are exploring AQUATIS, the largest freshwater aquarium in Europe, in Lausanne.
Ariel, Héloise and Zachary are exploring AQUATIS, the largest freshwater aquarium in Europe, in Lausanne. (INGRID POHU / RADIO FRANCE)

The star of Aquatis is called Naga. This Komodo dragon is nearly two meters tall. This super predator is one of the most dangerous animal species in the world.

Naga, the Komodo dragon of Aquatis aquarium-vivarium, in Lausanne.
Naga, the Komodo dragon of Aquatis aquarium-vivarium, in Lausanne. (INGRID POHU / RADIO FRANCE)

Naga, the Komodo dragon of Aquatis aquarium-vivarium, in Lausanne.
Naga, the Komodo dragon of Aquatis aquarium-vivarium, in Lausanne. (INGRID POHU / RADIO FRANCE)

We can also see the piranhas of the Amazon, the alligator garpique, a species 100 million years old. And below the spatula fish.

A diver feeds the fish of Aquatis Aquarium in Lausanne.
A diver feeds fish from Aquatis aquarium in Lausanne. (INGRID POHU / RADIO FRANCE)

Aquatis brings together 100 reptiles, including Farouche and Cléo, a desert crocodile couple.

Les Mômes Trotteurs visit the Aquatis Aquarium in Lausanne.
Les Mômes Trotteurs visit the Aquatis Aquarium in Lausanne. (INGRID POHU / RADIO FRANCE)

A hotel-restaurant (143 rooms based around the theme of fresh water) adjoins the aquarium. Family Offer: from € 174 (for 2 rooms).

The AQUATIS website

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