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Win tickets to ‘Claws’ exhibit at SeaLife Grapevine

The new Claws exhibit at Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium will open on Earth Day and feature different crustaceans from around the world.
The new Claws exhibit at Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium will open on Earth Day and feature different crustaceans from around the world. Sea Life Grapevine

The new Claws exhibit at Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium will open on Earth Day, April 22.

The yearlong exhibit will feature different crustaceans from around the world including coconut crabs, porcupine crabs, land crabs and even lobsters. You can also view a Japanese spider crab, the largest arthropod in the world, with legs that can reach 12-feet across when fully grown.

Children will enjoy interactive features of the exhibit such as a touch display that will allow them to feel the shell textures of different crabs, a giant mechanical claw that guests can control and use to pick up objects as well as a crawl-through tunnel display.

Would you and your family like to see the Claws exhibit at Sea Life Grapevine?

Here’s how to enter:

1. Enter your information here: https://www.research.net/r/8DQNY9Z

2. Then, comment below with the answer to this question: What do you love about crustaceans? (Note: Must be signed on to Facebook account to comment).

Last day to enter is Noon, Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

THE PRIZE: Winner will receive four tickets to the Claws exhibit at Sea Life Grapevine. Tickets are non-transferable.

CONTEST RULES: Entries must be submitted by the contest deadline. Must be at least 18 years of age to enter or win. Winners will be selected by random drawing from all online entries received within submission period. Winner will be notified via e-mail at the end of submission period. No substitutions or transfer of winners/prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Some prizes may have dues dates for redemption/use. Employees and immediate family of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Star-Telegram.com, mom2momdfw.com, dfw.com and any/all of the participating giveaway sponsors, are not eligible to enter or win. By entering, winner consents to allow the use of his/her name and/or photograph for advertising or similar promotions without further compensation. Winner releases all sponsors of liability regarding use and enjoyment of the prizes. Tax liabilities and insurance, if any, are sole responsibility of the winner. No purchase necessary to enter or win.

Sink Your Claws Into Recycling

In celebration of the Claws opening, Sea Life Grapevine has been collecting empty soda cans for “Sink Your Claws Into Recycling,” a project to raise awareness about the importance of recycling. Local artist Val Curry is building a 6-foot handcrafted crab sculpture made out of 1,500 soda cans. The completed crab sculpture will be unveiled later this spring and will travel to popular Dallas-Fort Worth areas this summer to create awareness about pollution through powerful art and hands-on educational activities.

Through April 1, with the purchase of one adult ticket and donation of five empty soda cans receive one free kids admission to Sea Life Grapevine. Bring in five cans for each additional child ages 3-12 and their ticket is just $5.

For updates on the crab sculpture follow along on social media with #SinkYourClaws.

Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium

3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine

Cost: $20, adults; $16, children ages 3 to 12; free, ages 2 and younger

Info: 817-819-7677, http://www.visitsealife.com/grapevine

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