Ripley's Aquariums

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Learn how Rip the Shark is making history.

Shark Research

In May 2022, Ripley’s Aquariums made history with the world’s first successful birth by artificial insemination of a sand tiger shark. Named “Rip” after Robert Ripley, this pup marks a significant step for its species around the world. Globally, sand tiger sharks are listed as a vulnerable species, and in some areas of the world, are endangered because of commercial fishing.

Learn how Rip the Shark is making history.
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Ripley's Cartoon of the Day

March 1, 2024

Cartoon of the Day

Nearly every year, locals of Wisconsin's Chippewa Flowage use gas-powered boats to push back floating bog islands.

Ripley's Cartoon of the Day

Robert Ripley began the Believe It or Not! cartoon in 1918. Today, Kieran Castaño is the eighth artist to continue the legacy of illustrating the world's longest-running syndicated cartoon!