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Animal Updates | Mammals | Penguins | Sharks | Turtles | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Ten Thousand Volunteer Hours Later… | Hugh  

Ten Thousand Volunteer Hours Later…

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 24

Back in 1998, instead of spending my day watching television or surfing the web, I decided that I would spend my Saturdays volunteering my time helping to take care of the critters at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Ten thousand volunteer hours later I’m still there.

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Animal Updates | Penguins

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Annual Penguin Physicals | In Focus  

Annual Penguin Physicals

Just like many of us, the penguins at the Aquarium of the Pacific receive annual physical exams to check their vitals and make sure they are in good health. Dr. Greg Scott, one of our veterinarians, shares a play-by-play of how a penguin physical is performed.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Southbound Grays Galore! | James S.  

Southbound Grays Galore!

There have been a lot of great sightings of plenty of species, but it has especially been good for gray whale sightings. We even had the opportunity to see the rare Eastern Tropical Pacific pod of orca!

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Conservation | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Wild Newborn Otter Pup-Five Months Later | Hugh  

Wild Newborn Otter Pup-Five Months Later

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 23

I first saw the mother otter with her newborn pup last summer in Monterey Bay. Five months later I ran into the same pair again at the same place in the bay.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Gray Whale Season Is Upon Us! | James S.  

Gray Whale Season Is Upon Us!

Happy New Year whale friends! I hope everyone’s holidays were enjoyable. It certainly was a lot of fun on the water the last couple of weeks. Since I wrote the last blog we’ve seen orca, grays, fins, humpbacks, and lots of dolphins!

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