Kamogawa Sea World

11 years ago by in Travel

Located in Chiba. Just a quick trip from Tokyo.

Kamogawa is the location of Kamogawa Seaworld, which opened in 1970. It houses seven orcas — Bingo, Oscar, Stella, Lovey, Lara, Ran II and Earth — and numerous other sea creatures. Lovey gave birth to Earth on October 13, 2008, which makes Lovey the first captive-born mother in a Japanese marine park.

Kamogawa (鴨川市, Kamogawa-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. As of 2010 data, the city has an estimated population of 35,310 and the density of 185 persons per km². The total area is 191.30 km².

Kamogawa has sister city relations with Minobu, Yamanashi, Japan and Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA. The city was founded on March 31, 1971. On February 11, 2005 the town of Amatsukominato, from Awa District, was merged with Kamogawa.