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Laura Seitz, Laura Seitz, Deseret News
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.

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.