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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A Snowman for the Sea Otters 2018 | Hugh

A Snowman for the Sea Otters 2018

Hugh Aquarium Views Video Number 67

It’s an annual tradition that I started way back at the turn of the century, building a snowman for the otters.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

A Young Penguin’s Sea Lion Impression | Hugh

A Young Penguin’s Sea Lion Impression

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 66

People do it all the time. They imitate what they think a sea lion sounds like by making barking sounds. But have you ever heard a penguin imitate a sea lion?

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Topaz the Aquarium Cat | Hugh

Topaz the Aquarium Cat

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 65

Outside of the Aquarium of the Pacific’s staff entrance sits a memorial to the very first Aquarium animal. The first Aquarium critter wasn’t a fish or seal. It was, surprisingly, a cat named Topaz.

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Thursday, November 01, 2018

What If The Aquarium Critters Had Their Own Social Media Posts? | Hugh

What If The Aquarium Critters Had Their Own Social Media Posts?

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 64

If you just had one of those days where you really could use a smile or two, the critters at the Aquarium of the Pacific are here to help.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

What is there to see between blue and gray whale seasons? | James S.

What is there to see between blue and gray whale seasons?

It’s been exciting on the water during our migration transition time between the blue and gray whale seasons. In the past couple of weeks we’ve been visited by a number of humpback whales, along with the many sightings of common and bottlenose dolphins.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Lorikeet Jack-O-Lantern Enrichment | Hugh

Lorikeet Jack-O-Lantern Enrichment

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 63

The lorikeets of Lorikeet Forest first destroy and then reconstruct a Jack-O-Lantern.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Busy Month of Whales | James S.

Busy Month of Whales

Over the past few weeks we’ve had multiple sightings of orca, a late season blue whale, and it looks like the humpbacks are moving through the area!

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Thursday, October 04, 2018

Shelby the Seal’s Tunnel Glass Dive Training | Hugh

Shelby the Seal’s Tunnel Glass Dive Training

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 62

To give visitors to the Aquarium of the Pacific’s underwater pinniped viewing tunnel a better look at our harbor seals I started using a long target pole to train Shelby to dive down to the glass.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Vintage Sea Lion Enrichment | Hugh

Vintage Sea Lion Enrichment

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 61

A video of a young Parker the sea lion playing with a puzzle tube in 2006.

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Dolphins a Plenty | James S.

Dolphins a Plenty

It’s been a lovely couple of weeks on the water. Beautiful weather and sea life, even though we haven’t seen high numbers of large whales we’ve still had a great variety.

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