Cahaba River Tank

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The Cahaba River Tank is a large natural habitat that re-creates a section of the Cahaba River, Alabama’s last major free-flowing river. This exhibit combines terrestrial and aquatic environments to focus on the animals and plants that live in and along the river. The effects of human activity on the Cahaba River system are also explored.

Age Range: All

Scientific Discipline:

Life Sciences


The fish that swim in this tank are native to Alabama's Cahaba River.

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