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Stingray exhibit at Dubuque's River Museum opens Friday

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

The National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque will debut its new Mississippi River Delta Gallery Friday, which features a stingray touch pool.

The new gallery will feature that stingray touch pool, which measures at 204 square feet and holds more than 2,000 gallons of water.  There will also be an upside down jellyfish and mangrove habitat.

The new gallery simulates a river delta with it's aquatic, biological and environmental attributes, and creates a strong connection between rivers and seas.

For more information, including museum hours and pricing, visit www.rivermuseum.com.

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