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Conservation | Volunteering | Turtles

Thursday, May 12, 2011

THE URBAN SEA TURTLES OF LONG BEACH | Hugh  buttonLink

THE URBAN SEA TURTLES OF LONG BEACH

About 6 miles away from the Aquarium of the Pacific on the east side of Long Beach runs an urban river with a very surprising wildlife colony. You’d expect to see them while on an exotic journey to Mexican or Hawaiian waters. Yet right under the noses of Southern Californian recreational cyclists riding the San Gabriel River bike path lives a colony of endangered green sea turtles!

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Whale Watching | Mammals

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Dolphin and Sea Life Cruises Are Starting with a Bang! | Kera  buttonLink

Dolphin and Sea Life Cruises Are Starting with a Bang!

As of May 1, gray whale season has officially ended, but that doesn’t mean there’s not a lot going on in the water. Read on to find out what fun, active, dolphins we’ve been watching.

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Conservation | Volunteering | Mammals

Thursday, April 28, 2011

BABY OTTERS DON’T EAT HOT DOGS! | Hugh  buttonLink

BABY OTTERS DON’T EAT HOT DOGS!

Observations of a Mother Otter and Her Pup in Monterey Harbor

A heartwarming story of a wild sea otter mom and her possibly adopted pup as she teaches it what it should and shouldn’t eat in Monterey Harbor.

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Whale Watching | Mammals

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Gray Whale Sightings are Still Holding Strong as the Season Winds Down | Kera  buttonLink

Gray Whale Sightings are Still Holding Strong as the Season Winds Down

If you’ve been following the gray whales this year you know that this has been one of the best years we’ve had. As the official gray whale seasons comes to an end at the end of the month, the numbers are still holding strong.

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Education | Volunteering

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Academy program helps turn teens into future scientists | Claire  buttonLink

Academy program helps turn teens into future scientists

The Aquarium trains high school students in marine biology topics through a partnership with St. Anthony High School. The Marine Science Academy is a competitive two-year program for high school juniors and seniors.

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Birds

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Helping Wayward Magellanic Penguins | Hugh  buttonLink

Helping Wayward Magellanic Penguins

Last Saturday I had the opportunity to meet five non-releasable Magellanic Penguins that had washed ashore in Brazil distressed and had found both a home and medical help at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

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Whale Watching | Mammals

Thursday, April 07, 2011

An Exciting Encounter with a Ninja Whale | Kera  buttonLink

An Exciting Encounter with a Ninja Whale

And breaching baby humpback whales too!

One of the nicknames we have for the minke whales are ninja whales. They’re the whale that pops up once and then disappears. Just last week we had a minke whale come up to the boat and it was far from acting like a ninja. Read on to find out what happened.

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Volunteering | Mammals

Thursday, March 31, 2011

OLLIE THE SEA OTTER GETS A ROLE MODEL | Hugh  buttonLink

OLLIE THE SEA OTTER GETS A ROLE MODEL

When Ollie was introduced to Brook a few weeks ago the goal was to gradually accustom the little critter to other sea otters. Brook, being the senior female of the exhibit, is also turning out to be an excellent role model for the younger otter. Check out the images of the two otters together.

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Whale Watching | Mammals

Friday, March 25, 2011

Looks like the Cow/Calf Pairs Are Late for Dinner! | Kera  buttonLink

Looks like the Cow/Calf Pairs Are Late for Dinner!

Normally by this time in the season we’re seeing a good amount of cow/calf pairs of gray whales passing by us in Long Beach. This year it seems like they’re a little behind, but the singles and juveniles are still giving us a good show!

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Fish | Invertebrates

Monday, March 21, 2011

On the Road with the Husbandry Team | Claire  buttonLink

On the Road with the Husbandry Team

This past fall members of the Aquarium’s husbandry department traveled to Alaska to gather knowledge and animal specimens for the Aquarium’s new exhibit set to open in May 2011, Arctic & Antarctic: Our Polar Regions in Peril.

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