Shark World, an exhibition at the prestigious Trump Towers Mall in Istanbul takes visitors on a journey into the world of sharks and the never-ending fascination with these celebrated creatures of the sea.
The Shark World Exhibition, which is being presented all around the world in an effort to draw attention to sharks facing extinction, opened November 27th at Istanbul’s Trump Towers Mall.
Guided tours reveal the fascinating facts that have surrounded sharks for centuries. Explaining and examining almost
Every aspect of the shark, from evolution and biology to popular culture and the fin trade, the exhibition allows visitors to gain a new level of respect for the ocean’s oldest and most effective predator.
Istanbul Governor Huseyin Avni Mutlu expressed his hope the exhibition would draw many visitors. “I have learned that the exhibition was visited by some 20 million people in the United States. It is also educational for our children,” he said.
“Every creature is valuable for me and they should be protected,” Mutlu said when asked about sharks’ reputations as hunters.
Doğan Holding Executive Board Vice Chair Hanzade Doğan Boyner, Istanbul Museum and Exhibition Management Consltancy A.Ş. Chairman Kemal Gürkaynak were among the other attendees of the exhibit’s opening.
The exhibition will continue through the end of February 2013.