Different from moviesSharks aren’t the attackers that movies make them out to be, Clawson said. She told me about something she has noticed. It was such a cool story, I was again speechless. The lemon sharks tend to rest on the bottom, because they can sit on the bottom and sleep. Sometimes the older lemon shark will roll over and not try to get back up. She’s fine; she’s just stuck in the current for a minute, Clawson said. The other female will grab her tail with her mouth and pull her to make her flip back up. "She’s not leaving a mark; she’s not doing anything to hurt her,” Clawson said. "And if she can’t get her to get up at that moment, both lemons will flank the one that’s down, one on each side, so that no other sharks can get by them. They’ll just stay on either side of her until she gets up.” I wouldn’t mind seeing that. Well ... from outside the tank.
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300 Aquarium Drive, Jenks
• Open year-round (except Christmas): 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The last paid admission is one hour before closing. Ticket prices for general admission (plus tax)
• $13.95 for adults
• $11.95 for seniors and military
• $9.95 for children age 3 to 12
• Children age 2 and under are admitted free