Thursday, July 16, 2015
There are just a few animals at the Aquarium of the Pacific that can cause me to have an affectionate emotional response when I look deep into their eyes; sea otters, sea lions, penguins and flamboyant cuttlefish.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
The sea turtle made famous by KPCC and National Public Radio.
Tripod is a medium to small green sea turtle that calls the San Gabriel River near Long Beach and Seal Beach home. What sets this little turtle apart from others in the colony of sea turtles that reside in this urban river environment is that it’s nationally known.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
The magic of the target pole
It can transform a sea lion into a back-flipping gymnast. With it, sharks are conjured into docile, huggable critters. Its prestidigitations can make pinnipeds appear behind you for the ultimate selfie photo bomb. It is called a target pole and what you can do with it is magical.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
A Parallel Universe right under our noses.
It’s a scene of mass carnage at the Aquarium. Hundreds of animals being stalked, pursued and devoured by relentless predators. And it’s all happening nearly invisible to the naked eye. The feeding frenzy of the Sand Dollar.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Since I don’t have a dog to play Frisbee catch with I make do with the sea lions at the Aquarium of the Pacific. It’s fun for me and fun for them.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
The Story of Darth Otter and her Padawan.
A Long Time Ago… In An Aquarium Not So Far Away…
Thursday, April 23, 2015
A sea otter using another otter as a pillow.
Cute video and stills of one sea otter sound asleep while using another otter as a plush pillow.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Maggie the Sea Otter's Unique Talent
Watch Maggie the Sea Otter as she figures out through trial and error how to stack cups together. Warning: Extremely cute video!
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A Hugh Haiku:
“Grand Shark in my Arms.
You’re more Disney than Shark Week
Sharks are Friends not Foes.”
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Ellie, although vision-impaired, shows why she is an inspirational seal with abilities beyond her disabilities.