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“I’m a granny all over again” tweets Judy Murray after visiting her penguin “family” at St Andrew’s Aquarium

Judy Murray tweeted she’s “a granny all over again” after visiting her new “grandchildren” at St Andrew’s Aquarium. The 58-year-old former Strictly Come Dancing star popped into the Fife visitor attraction this week to visit the Humboldt penguin family that were named after her own famous clan – Judy, Shirley, Kim and Andy. And she […]

Return of the Mac: Six-foot mackerel statue is back at St Andrew’s Aquarium after mysterious disappearance

Staff at St Andrew’s Aquarium are celebrating the return of their beloved six-foot mackerel statue which disappeared under mysterious circumstances. The eye-catching model – nicknamed Big Mac – has been standing guard outside the popular Fife visitor attraction for the last four years. However, Aquarium staff noticed something fishy was afoot following recent graduation festivities […]

St Andrews Aquarium welcomes two seals to their marine family

A pair of adventurous Common Seals have travelled from the Norfolk coast to Fife to find a permanent new home in Scotland. Dug and Silver made the long, incredible journey by road to their new residence at St Andrews Aquarium from Hunstanton Sea Life Centre. Dug, a one-year old rescue seal and Silver, a three-year-old […]

St Andrew’s Aquarium staff “gutted” by the mysterious disappearance of a six-foot mackerel statue called ‘Big Mac’

The net is closing in on brazen thieves who pinched a beloved six-foot mackerel statue from St Andrew’s Aquarium. The eye-catching model – nicknamed Big Mac – has stood guard outside the popular Fife visitor attraction for the last four years. However, Aquarium staff noticed something fishy was afoot following last Friday’s graduation festivities when […]

Baby Penguins arrive at St. Andrews Aquarium

Tayside residents are looking forward to this summer’s Maggie’s Penguin Parade, with a colony of colourful giant penguins appearing across Dundee and the surrounding areas over the past few days. Not to be frozen out… the REAL Humboldt penguins of St Andrew’s Aquarium, and the original inspiration for the Maggie’s models, have hatched their own […]

St Andrews Aquarium hoping for Eggcellent Easter after completing huge winter refurbishment project

Visitors to St Andrew’s Aquarium this Easter will be the first to experience a brand-new exhibition highlighting the wonders of native marine species. Extensive refurbishment work has taken place over the winter months to create Cold Water Wonders, an engaging new zone packed with fascinating information about native sea life which will open for the […]

St Andrew’s Aquarium p-p-p-prepares for a Penguin invasion

Tayside residents are looking forward to this summer’s Maggie’s Penguin Parade, with a colony of colourful giant penguins set to invade Dundee and generate much press coverage. Not to be frozen out… the REAL Humboldt penguins of St Andrew’s Aquarium, and the original inspiration for the Maggie’s models, are hatching their own plans to steal […]

St. Andrews Aquarium signs up as sponsor for Maggie’s Penguin Parade

Humboldt Penguins from St Andrews Aquarium’s Penguin are the real-life inspiration behind a colony of colourful giant penguins, set to invade Dundee and its surrounding landscape next summer as part of a Wild in Art fundraising event by Maggie’s Dundee. St. Andrews Aquarium have signed up to sponsor one of the 100 penguins, which will […]

World’s smallest crocodiles snap up new enclosure at St Andrews Aquarium

Two West African Dwarf Crocodiles have been busy making themselves at home at St Andrews Aquarium. Nelson and Desmond have moved into their newly built enclosure at the Fife-based aquarium, which has undergone a wave of refurbishments over the last eighteen months. The two crocs, which come from the smallest species of crocodiles, are native […]

Red-eyed tree frogs hop into the Amazing Amazon at St Andrews Aquarium

St Andrews Aquarium have welcomed one of the world’s most famous and recognisable frogs, the red-eyed tree frog, to its newest area, the Amazing Amazon. The frogs, which are native to Central and South America, were used in the promotional material for David Attenborough’s latest series ‘Planet Earth II’. The iconic rainforest amphibians have a […]