LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4)- The Seaquest Aquarium is now officially open in the Southwest Plaza Mall in Littleton.

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SeaQuest is an interactive aquarium, which brings more than 300 species of wildlife in to their location inside the mall.

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Officials hope the new attraction will help increase foot traffic and change the way people think about visiting the mall.

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“Malls are going through a transition, for sure,” Else MacDonald, a marketing specialist for the company, said. “Malls have that target audience that we are going after. They have easy accessibility; they have excellent parking, other venues and shops.”

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