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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Very Rare Sighting of False Killer Whales! | James S.  

Very Rare Sighting of False Killer Whales!

False killer whales (pseudorca) are a rare treat for us to observe on the boats, it has almost been a full calendar year since the last time we had a sighting. Unlike their cousins the orca, pseudorca are not well researched.

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Animal Updates | Turtles

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Saving Leatherback Sea Turtles (Part 2) | In Focus  

Saving Leatherback Sea Turtles (Part 2)

The final entry in our two-part series where Senior Aquarist Lauren Harper recaps her expedition to Costa Rica to help save critically endangered sea turtles.

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Animal Updates | Penguins | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Admiral Fancy Pants | Hugh  

Admiral Fancy Pants

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 28

Can you guess the name of the Aquarium of the Pacific’s newest penguin? Here are a couple of hints. He looks well dressed in his natural tuxedo. And when he comes aboard the exhibit the rest of the penguins line up for inspection like sailors on a Navy ship. He is…Admiral Fancy Pants.

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Animal Updates | Turtles | Conservation

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Saving Leatherback Sea Turtles (Part 1) | In Focus  

Saving Leatherback Sea Turtles (Part 1)

In this two-part series, Senior Aquarist Lauren Harper recaps her expedition to Costa Rica to help save critically endangered sea turtles.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Love is in the air | James S.  

Love is in the air

Not only have we seen lots of courting and potential mating behavior from our cetaceans, but a few more great sightings of the pacific white-sided dolphins. Our interns have captured photos of fin whales, gray whales, and common dolphins exhibiting courting and mating behaviors.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Video | Volunteering

Friday, March 10, 2017

Charlie the Sea Otter’s 20th Birthday | Hugh  

Charlie the Sea Otter’s 20th Birthday

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 27

Charlie the sea otter celebrates his 20th birthday.

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Animal Updates | Mammals

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Habitat Renovation is Seal and Sea Lion Approved | In Focus  

Habitat Renovation is Seal and Sea Lion Approved

Meagan Nadal and Katie Finch—two of the mammalogists who take care of sea lions Parker, Harpo, and Milo, and harbor seals Shelby, Troy, and Ellie—update you about all of the behind-the-scenes work that went into renovations and how the lovable pinnipeds are enjoying their new home.

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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Surprise humpback whale! | James S.  

Surprise humpback whale!

In the last 3-5 years we have documented humpback whales during every season of the year. It’s been a little while since we last saw one on our whale watches, and we were pleasantly surprised with how active the whales were during a couple of boat trips.

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