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Thursday, November 26, 2015

Killer Whales Make an Appearance! | Julien  

Killer Whales Make an Appearance!

On Thursday November 19, we were graced with the presence of the infamous CA51 Bigg’s killer whale pod. The whale watch that day was a little unusual since the first trip out that day had a very quiet ocean with not much wildlife present, while the second trip came upon four very tall, black dorsal fins of the ‘black and whites’. Also in strange animal news, a giant oarfish found on the shore in Palos Verdes!

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Ollie The Sea Otter Shows Off Old Glory | Hugh  

Ollie The Sea Otter Shows Off Old Glory

Ollie being Ollie

What happens when Ollie the sea otter encounters an American flag made of ice? Well Ollie being Ollie she parades the colors past aquarium guests. Check out the video of this Patriotic otter.

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Friday, November 13, 2015

You saw WHAT on the Whale Watch?! | Julien  

You saw WHAT on the Whale Watch?!

This is the phrase that has been circulating around the office, and around other whale watch organizations around Southern California. El Niño is definitely doing what it has set out to do; raise the water temperatures off of our coast. Our local waters have been in the 70’s, and with it, comes a whole new slew of animal life who are following their prey, and that prey following their prey, and so on down the food web.

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Animal Updates | Invertebrates | Volunteering

Thursday, November 05, 2015

The Octopus and the Zombie Sea Stars | Hugh  

The Octopus and the Zombie Sea Stars

Sunflower Stars attempt to steal treats from a Giant Pacific Octopus.

What happens when you give an octopus a Halloween pumpkin filled with tasty treats? Well its lair gets visited by sea star Trick-or-Treaters.

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