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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Humpback Whales and new Interns | James S.  buttonLink

Humpback Whales and new Interns

Hello everyone! It’s been a great time out in our local waters this month so far. The ocean breeze is amazing when you want to get away from the inland heat. Our sightings for the past couple weeks have been pretty varied, we’ve seen a few blue whales, followed the same two humpbacks for days, and are welcoming our new set of whale ID interns.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Conservation | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Little Orphan Ollie | Hugh  buttonLink

Little Orphan Ollie

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video number 16

Six years have passed since “Little Orphan Ollie” first came to the Aquarium of the Pacific and I again became an Otter Pop to a precocious little sea otter pup.

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Animal Updates | Fish | Invertebrates

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A Garden Under the Sea | In Focus  buttonLink

A Garden Under the Sea

When you visit the Aquarium, one of the first exhibits to catch your eye is Tropical Pacific Preview. This exhibit transports you to a shallow reef where brightly colored corals pop against a plain backdrop, while a royal blue tang fish weaves in and out of the water.

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Whale Watching

Thursday, September 15, 2016

So many dolphins! | James S.  buttonLink

So many dolphins!

The return of the pacific white-sided dolphin appears to have begun! The white sided dolphins we see follow temperature trends during their migration, either near shore to off shore, or north – south patterns.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Milo Last Selfie of the Summer | Hugh  buttonLink

Milo Last Selfie of the Summer

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 15

You see plenty of examples of animals photobombing people taking selfies so I thought I’d turn the tables on one particular animal.

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Animal Updates | Reptiles

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Raising Baby Alligators | In Focus  buttonLink

Raising Baby Alligators

Every year we have a few new animals that become instant favorites for the Aquarium staff. This year we have all been going crazy for the baby American alligators in our Vanishing Animals gallery.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Still Time to See the Blue and Humpback Whales! | James S.  buttonLink

Still Time to See the Blue and Humpback Whales!

On one of our recent whale watches our staff were able to observe a curious behavior from a blue whale spotted near the boat. At first glance it would appear to look like potential bubble net behavior.

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