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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 | 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

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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Animal Updates | Fish | Conservation

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Smallest Giant Sea Bass | In Focus  

The Smallest Giant Sea Bass

Meet the smallest giant sea bass you have ever seen. Aquarist Nicole Leier celebrated a career milestone by helping successfully breed and raise this species past the three month mark.

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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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Education | Interview

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Teaching Teachers at the Boeing Teacher Institute | In Focus  

Teaching Teachers at the Boeing Teacher Institute

Everyone remembers their favorite teacher; the one who made learning fun and inspired you to be a passionate student. Each year, with the help of a generous grant from The Boeing Company, the Aquarium of the Pacific hosts a group of these inspiring and fun teachers for a week-long educational experience.

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Animal Updates | Invertebrates | Q&A

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Everything You Want to Know about Our “GPO” | In Focus  

Everything You Want to Know about Our “GPO”

Angelina answers all the questions you have about our giant Pacific octopus.

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Education | Interview

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Mad Scientists in the Aquarium Lab | In Focus  

Mad Scientists in the Aquarium Lab

If you go up a couple flights of stairs and through a series of doors, you’ll find a scientific lab tucked away behind the scenes at the Aquarium. The scientists in this lab aren’t mad in a crazy way, but they are madly passionate about water quality.

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Animal Updates | Penguins

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Bringing Up Baby | In Focus  

Bringing Up Baby

This year the Aquarium celebrated the hatching of two baby penguins. Aviculturist and resident “penguin mother” Sara Mandel explains what it’s like to raise these chicks from when they hatch until they’re ready to join the rest of the colony on exhibit at the June Keyes Penguin Habitat.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Conservation

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

5 Things to Know About the Vaquita | In Focus  

5 Things to Know About the Vaquita

Vaquita porpoises, at 5 feet long, are the smallest-known species of whale. They inhabit a small region in the northern Gulf of California and are at severe risk of going extinct.

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