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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Images from Grand Prix Weekend 2012 | Hugh  buttonLink

Images from Grand Prix Weekend 2012

The Aquarium of the Pacific may have been closed while celebrity racers were speeding past the dolphin fountain outside, but there was a lot going on inside as the facility did its annual spring cleaning.

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Interview

Monday, April 23, 2012

Meet Luke Richmond: Urban Ocean Cruise Narrator | Claire  buttonLink

Meet Luke Richmond: Urban Ocean Cruise Narrator

Luke Richmond is one of the Aquarium’s education associates. He also narrates the Aquarium’s whale watch and urban ocean cruises, something he’s been doing for about two years. I spoke with him to learn more about his background and the urban ocean.

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Whale Watching

Friday, April 20, 2012

It’s Official! We’ve Had Our First Blue Whale Sighting for 2012! | Kera  buttonLink

It’s Official! We’ve Had Our First Blue Whale Sighting for 2012!

We’ve been hearing over the last month that a blue whale would pop up in one area for a day or so, and then a couple of days later they’re somewhere else. At one point there were even five recorded feeding on some krill. Now it’s our turn! We had our first blue whale sightings just this last week! And to top it off, orcas AGAIN!

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Volunteering

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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Otter 581

Another orphan baby sea otter finds a home in Long Beach

Not yet named but temporarily known by her case number, Otter 581 arrived at the Aquarium of the Pacific a few weeks ago. In this week’s blog I’d like to share a few images of her during her first full day at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Conservation | Whale Watching

Thursday, April 05, 2012

You Know It’s Springtime on the Water When… | Kera  buttonLink

You Know It’s Springtime on the Water When…

Springtime is always an interesting time on the whale watching boats. It can be some of the most active months. For example, it’s getting to the end of gray whale season, this is a time when some humpbacks move through the area, and some of the first blue whales typically show up. Read on to find out how much of this we’ve seen so far!

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