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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Husbandry Behaviors | Hugh

Husbandry Behaviors

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 46

The high jumps out of the water, retrieval of objects and even underwater selfies taking are all fascinating behaviors that our pinnipeds were trained to do to help stimulate their minds and keep their bodies in shape but by far the most important behavior we train them to do are the husbandry behaviors.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Grays and Fins Galore | James S.

Grays and Fins Galore

We’ve had really productive whale watches the past couple of weeks, lots of dolphins (including my favorite, the Pacific white-sided), fin whales, gray whales, breaching whales, and even a humpback whale. Our new interns are in full swing, taking some amazing photos for you all to explore our local ocean life.

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Thursday, February 08, 2018

Sea Otter Slam Dunk | Hugh

Sea Otter Slam Dunk

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 45

Maggie the sea otter showed off her hoop skills recently by demonstrating some slam dunking, spin moves, pump fakes and rim hanging.

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Thursday, February 01, 2018

Fin Whales, Gray Whales, and Orca! | James S.

Fin Whales, Gray Whales, and Orca!

Since our last blog we’ve had a lot of great sightings on the water. Not only have we had great fin whale and gray whale sightings, breaching grays, dolphins, but another visit from the transient orca! The whale watch was also able to view the orca in the middle of a hunt.

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