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Renee Leeuwner

Renée is the Media Executive at the Two Oceans Aquarium. She believes that ensuring the future of our planet is a group effort and aims to inspire people, and awaken a sense of responsibility towards our oceans.

On 17 December 2017, after 20 years at the Two Oceans Aquarium, Yoshi the loggerhead sea turtle was released back into the ocean. Her release point, about 30 nautical miles south of Cape Point was her first stop in what has proven to be a most inc...

The sub-adult turtle, affectionately known as Alvi, had been part of the Two Oceans Aquarium Turtle Rescue Programme since November 2018, while the hatchlings had been brought to the Aquarium during the course of 2019...

Sharks have had such a bad rap for so long, and it is difficult to imagine a time when the words “shark” and “attack” didn’t go together. But once upon a time, there were “incidents” and “accidents”, rather than “attacks”. Le...

When you think of the Cape Town Two Oceans Aquarium, you probably think of beautiful exhibits, animals of all shapes and sizes and, if you have visited the Aquarium, the dedicated and passionate staff. But the Aquarium is an organisation with a hi...

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