Ground broken at new Living Planet aquarium site

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 24 2012 11:00 p.m. MDT

The site of the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium at 12033 S. Lone Peak Parkway in Draper on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. The 136,000-square-foot, $20 million aquarium is scheduled to open in December 2013.

Laura Seitz, Laura Seitz, Deseret News

Rep. Tim Cosgrove, D-Murray, left, Jim Loveland, chairman of the capital campaign for the new aquarium building, and Brent Andersen, founder and CEO of Living Planet Aquarium break ground on Living Planet Aquarium's new 136,000-square-foot, $20 million expansion Wednesday in Draper.

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