WA-Home-Page-pic-960x720The vast majority of public aquariums and zoos care about their animals above all else. However, this appears not to be the case with the World Aquarium in St. Louis, Missouri.The Aquarium was cited with numerous health inspector violations last month, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A popular local and tourist attraction, the aquarium has been open and operating as a non-profit for the last ten years. The Aquarium passed the November inspection with zero violations, but last month’s inspection yielded a litany of violations. Notably, the aquarium was cited for empty water bowls, contaminated water, and a general lack of cleanliness. The Director of City Museum, Rick Erwin, has asked the Aquarium to vacate it’s second floor location as of last week. He also the Aquarium has been behind on rent as of last month. Complaints that the animals were not fed adequately had been received. If you try to visit the Aquariums website, it appears to be down. Whatever happens, lets hope those poor animals get proper care asap.

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