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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Avocet Chicks | Hugh

Avocet Chicks

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 82

What looks like an eight-legged shorebird is actually an American Avocet with three chicks underneath her wings. The long legs of the Avocet give an almost spider-like look to the bird when she is sheltering her equally long-legged chicks.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Aquarium Staff as Penguin Enrichment | Hugh

Aquarium Staff as Penguin Enrichment

Hugh's Aquarium Views Number 80

So what do you do when the penguins were looking forward to a fun encounter with guests and there is a last minute cancellation? Well, you substitute the Aquarium of the Pacific staff to give the penguins the people enrichment they were looking forward to.

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Thursday, May 02, 2019

The Rise of SkyWaddler | Hugh

The Rise of SkyWaddler

Hugh Aquarium Views Video Number 77

It’s started long ago. In an Aquarium not so far away. Sea Otters wielding laser swords as part of a parody video. Years later the penguins have their day.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Morning in Lorikeet Forest | Hugh

Morning in Lorikeet Forest

Hugh Aquarium Views Video Number 76

Early morning in Lorikeet Forest.

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Thursday, April 04, 2019

Penguin Update from Aviculturalist Sara | Hugh

Penguin Update from Aviculturalist Sara

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 75

Aviculturist Sara talks about what the Aquarium’s penguins are up to after their migration season.

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Otter Dreams and Other Things | Hugh

Otter Dreams and Other Things

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 74

Nearly everyone has a “Happy Place” that they can dream about. My happy place dreams tend to have a lot of otters and other critters in it. In this week’s Hugh’s Aquarium Views video, I try to visually interpret and share some those happy place dreams.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

A Young Penguin’s Sea Lion Impression | Hugh

A Young Penguin’s Sea Lion Impression

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 66

People do it all the time. They imitate what they think a sea lion sounds like by making barking sounds. But have you ever heard a penguin imitate a sea lion?

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Lorikeet Jack-O-Lantern Enrichment | Hugh

Lorikeet Jack-O-Lantern Enrichment

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 63

The lorikeets of Lorikeet Forest first destroy and then reconstruct a Jack-O-Lantern.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Gigi The Stilt’s First Chicks | Hugh

Gigi The Stilt’s First Chicks

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 35

An original shorebird resident has her first chicks. Gigi the Stilt.

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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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