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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Blue Whale Season Is Almost Upon Us! | James S.  

Blue Whale Season Is Almost Upon Us!

Blue whale season is almost in full swing. They come to Southern California in the summer to feed. There are numerous areas along the west coast of the U.S. and Canada that are summer feeding grounds for this species.

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Interview

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Aquarium Women in STEM (Part 1) | In Focus  

Aquarium Women in STEM (Part 1)

Meet a few of the women in STEM positions here at the Aquarium in part one of this two-part series!

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Video | Volunteering

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

GALUMPHING: How Seals Move On Land | Hugh  

GALUMPHING: How Seals Move On Land

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 33

If you have ever attended a Seals & Sea Lions show at the Aquarium of the Pacific you’ve probably heard the term galumphing as a description of how a harbor seal moves on land. In this week’s video I thought I’d give everyone a close up, slow motion view of what the term is describing.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Whale Watching

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Another Orca Visit | James S.  

Another Orca Visit

There has been a great amount of variety on the water recently, we even had a visit by the friendly CA51 pod of orca! These are a transient subtype of orca that predominantly feed on mammals. It was a rare treat to see this family again, and they are very boat friendly as you can see from the pictures.

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Animal Updates | Birds | Penguins

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Penguin Nesting at the Aquarium | In Focus  

Penguin Nesting at the Aquarium

Husbandry volunteer, Terri Oba, explains the process of preparing nesting materials for our penguins to ensure they have a successful breeding season.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Video

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Ollie Makes A Snowball | Hugh  

Ollie Makes A Snowball

Hugh's Aquarium Views Number 32

Ollie is the must rambunctious and clever sea otter I’ve ever met. Case in point is how she taught herself how to make a snowball.

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