Aquarium Blog |

Hugh's avatar

Animal Updates | Mammals | Enrichment | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Milo’s Selfie Stick Summer | Hugh  

Milo’s Selfie Stick Summer

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 14

Who knew a sea lion could have so much fun taking a selfie?

Read More...

Permalink

In Focus's avatar

Animal Updates | Mammals

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Taking Care of a Sea Otter Pup | In Focus  

Taking Care of a Sea Otter Pup

Senior Mammologist Josh Hestermann recently traveled to the Monterey Bay Aquarium to participate in its Sea Otter Program.

Read More...

Permalink

Julien's avatar

Animal Updates | Mammals | Conservation | Education | Whale Watching

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Balloons and Breaching Blues! | Retired | Julien  

Balloons and Breaching Blues!

Hi, whale fans! As I write this, I am thinking about all the amazing blog posts and photos and stories I have written about these last few years. Alas, this will be my last blog post, since I am growing a human, and she will be arriving very soon! But, I wanted to go out with a bang! So, I am finally going to reveal what my personal research has been about in my master’s program in Informal Science Education at Cal State Long Beach: balloons! More on this, and breaching baby blue whales and current sighting updates!

Read More...

Permalink

Hugh's avatar

Animal Updates | Mammals | Video

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Otter Memes | Hugh  

Otter Memes

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 13

So what does a person who spends every weekend for 18 years hanging around the sea otters at the Aquarium of the Pacific and has been the “Otter Pop” to orphan pups do for a vacation? Why he goes up to Monterey Bay and watches wild sea otters for a week, of course.

Read More...

Permalink

Hugh's avatar

Animal Updates | Mammals | Volunteering

Thursday, August 04, 2016

The Twins | Hugh  

The Twins

Betty and Chloe Hugh's Aquarium Views 10

These sea otter youngsters were born less than a year apart. They weigh about the same and have the same coat coloration. They look like identical twins. It’s actually pretty difficult at times telling Betty and Chloe apart. So how do the folks that work with them know who is who?

Read More...

Permalink

In Focus's avatar

Arts

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Pantonio and the Artistic Process Behind His Mural | In Focus  

Pantonio and the Artistic Process Behind His Mural

Recently, world-renowned artist António Correia (aka Pantonio) painted a mural on the front wall of the Aquarium of the Pacific as part of the POW! WOW! Long Beach street art festival.

Read More...

Permalink