Ever wanted to touch a shark or stingray? How about see New England’s only white beluga whales? Discover amazing secrets of the sea at the best aquariums in the US.
A young visitor looks at a 400,000-gallon water tank filled with stingrays, sea turtles -- and 17-foot-long sharks! They’re all part of the Gulf of Mexico exhibit at the <a title="Audubon Aquarium of the Americas" href="http://www.auduboninstitute.org/visit/aquarium" target="_blank">Audubon Aquarium of the Americas</a> in New Orleans. The aquarium showcases aquatic life throughout North and South America.