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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Harpo the Sea Lion’s Tip about the Aquarium’s Water Bottle Filling Station | Hugh  

Harpo the Sea Lion’s Tip about the Aquarium’s Water Bottle Filling Station

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 35

It’s a great tip that saves money and helps the environment so Harpo the sea lion and I decided to get the word out about the Aquarium of the Pacific’s water bottle filling stations.

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Conservation | Scientific Research

Monday, August 07, 2017

Creating and Restoring Colorful Coral | In Focus  

Creating and Restoring Colorful Coral

Learn how Aquarist Jessica is rejuvenating artificial coral in our Tropical Pacific gallery.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Humpbacks & Dolphins In The Area | James S.  

Humpbacks & Dolphins In The Area

It’s been a little quieter out on the water than we would have expected, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t seen any cetaceans. There have been some sightings of humpbacks and lots of dolphins hanging around the area. Even a rare sighting of a sei whale!

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Animal Updates | Birds | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Gigi The Stilt’s First Chicks | Hugh  

Gigi The Stilt’s First Chicks

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 35

An original shorebird resident has her first chicks. Gigi the Stilt.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Writing Marine Science for Kids | In Focus  

Writing Marine Science for Kids

Many of our staff members spend their time outside of the Aquarium working on passion projects. Such is the case with Josh and Bethanie Hestermann, who recently published their second book titled Marine Science for Kids. Today Bethanie shares what it was like to write a book with her husband Josh.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Humpback Whale Fun In The Sun | James S.  

Humpback Whale Fun In The Sun

Hello everyone! It’s been a lovely couple of weeks on the water. There have been sightings of our seasonal blue whales, the fin whales, a lot of sightings of humpback whales, and 2 sightings of the Risso’s dolphins. I hope you’ve been out on the water with us, but if not you can catch up with the blog today.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Conservation | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Shelby the Harbor Seal’s Vaquita Selfie | Hugh  

Shelby the Harbor Seal’s Vaquita Selfie

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 34

While Harpo the sea lion takes selfies for fun, Shelby the harbor seal has a more important purpose for her selfie. Her purpose is for a porpoise. The critically endangered Vaquita.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Blue Whale Season Is Upon Us! | James S.  

Blue Whale Season Is Upon Us!

Hello everyone! It’s been a great couple of weeks on the water, and I hope you all had a wonderful Independence Day. There have been a lot of sightings of fin and blue whales. The blue whale season is in full swing, our whale watch times have shifted to 12:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. every day. July and August are the months where we have the highest numbers of sightings historically.

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Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Aquarium Women in STEM (Part 2) | In Focus  

Aquarium Women in STEM (Part 2)

Meet a few more of the women in STEM positions here at the Aquarium in part two of this two-part series!

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Blue Whale Season Is Almost Upon Us! | James S.  

Blue Whale Season Is Almost Upon Us!

Blue whale season is almost in full swing. They come to Southern California in the summer to feed. There are numerous areas along the west coast of the U.S. and Canada that are summer feeding grounds for this species.

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