Posts tagged as: Secret Garden

400-pound artist, Cosmo, making a splash at The Mirage

400-pound artist, Cosmo, making a splash at The Mirage

VEGAS.com recently had a chance to go behind the scenes at the Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage to learn how painting is mentally and physically stimulating — as well as totally safe — for dolphins who have been trained to paint as part of the facility’s Painting with the Dolphins program.

Dive into the action in Vegas

Dive into the action in Vegas

People who want to scuba dive and swim with ocean creatures on their vacation probably don’t put the desert city of Las Vegas high on their list of places to visit, but they should.  Several attractions in Vegas are letting you get in the water and get up close and personal with dolphins, sharks and [...]

On the prowl: Discover the Las Vegas Strip’s wild side

On the prowl: Discover the Las Vegas Strip’s wild side

We all come to Vegas to bring out our wild side and it’s usually at night. But with all of the animal-themed attractions featured on the Las Vegas Strip, you can experience a whole different kind of wild side during the day. From the Secret Garden at the Mirage to the Shark Reef at Mandalay [...]

A wild (cat) birthday party!

A wild (cat) birthday party!

Today at Mirage’s Secret Garden I had the awesome opportunity to attend the wildest birthday party ever:  It was for the tiger cubs’ first birthday bash! Sister tigers Star, Celestial, Chakra and Cosmo, along with brother Svengali, were born April 29, 2008 at an average of two pounds each. Today, the average weight for each tiger [...]

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