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Conservation | Volunteering | Mammals

Thursday, April 28, 2011

BABY OTTERS DON’T EAT HOT DOGS! | Hugh  buttonLink

BABY OTTERS DON’T EAT HOT DOGS!

Observations of a Mother Otter and Her Pup in Monterey Harbor

A heartwarming story of a wild sea otter mom and her possibly adopted pup as she teaches it what it should and shouldn’t eat in Monterey Harbor.

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Whale Watching | Mammals

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Gray Whale Sightings are Still Holding Strong as the Season Winds Down | Kera  buttonLink

Gray Whale Sightings are Still Holding Strong as the Season Winds Down

If you’ve been following the gray whales this year you know that this has been one of the best years we’ve had. As the official gray whale seasons comes to an end at the end of the month, the numbers are still holding strong.

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Education | Volunteering

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Academy program helps turn teens into future scientists | Claire  buttonLink

Academy program helps turn teens into future scientists

The Aquarium trains high school students in marine biology topics through a partnership with St. Anthony High School. The Marine Science Academy is a competitive two-year program for high school juniors and seniors.

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Birds

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Helping Wayward Magellanic Penguins | Hugh  buttonLink

Helping Wayward Magellanic Penguins

Last Saturday I had the opportunity to meet five non-releasable Magellanic Penguins that had washed ashore in Brazil distressed and had found both a home and medical help at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

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Whale Watching | Mammals

Thursday, April 07, 2011

An Exciting Encounter with a Ninja Whale | Kera  buttonLink

An Exciting Encounter with a Ninja Whale

And breaching baby humpback whales too!

One of the nicknames we have for the minke whales are ninja whales. They’re the whale that pops up once and then disappears. Just last week we had a minke whale come up to the boat and it was far from acting like a ninja. Read on to find out what happened.

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