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Updated: 07/30/2014 08:00:09AM

World of wonder at Mote

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SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Nemo has been found at the Aquarium at Mote Marine Laboratory.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Sea turtles can be viewed at Mote in addition to manatees and fish.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Raina LaBonte, 5, reaches into the Contact Cove.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Mote, located in Sarasota, offers many educational exhibits and hands-on activities.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Visitors can watch manatees eat lettuce and kale at Mote.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Shark training is available three times a week, which allows visitors to learn about sharks and watch them eat.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Stuffed animals line shelves at Mote's gift shop, which also offers shirts, hats, jewelry, ornaments, toys and more.

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Ommy Irizarry with his 9-year-old daughter Oceana.

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(Editor’s Note: Christy has been tied up with a project this week, so here’s a “Live Like A Tourist” column that originally ran in August 2013.)

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