Thursday, May 17, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 52
On April 20 2018 one of the Aquarium of the Pacific’s original animals, Shelby the harbor seal, gave birth to a healthy female pup.
Friday, May 04, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 51
A long time ago, in an Aquarium far, far away…
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 50
Enrichment activity for an octopus. Little Red the octopus and the puzzle box.
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 49
The sea otters at the Aquarium of the Pacific, as part of their enrichment, are given toys to play with during the day. They are also taught to retrieve these toys so that they can be put away at the end of the day. Well, one day one otter was having too much fun with her toy.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 48
I’ve known Charlie the sea otter since before the official opening of the Aquarium of the Pacific. At 21 years of age, Charlie is the oldest male Southern sea otter around.
Thursday, March 08, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Video Number 47
Last Saturday just for fun I asked Parker the sea lion which animal should I should feature in episode 47 of my Hugh’s Aquarium Views videos. His smile said it all.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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.
Thursday, February 08, 2018
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.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
2018 should be an exciting year. Not only is it the year that the Aquarium of the Pacific will mark its 20th Anniversary in June, it will also mark two decades for me volunteering to help take care of the critters that call the facility home.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 43
To the audience, it looks like a sea lion imitating a retriever canine catching a frisbee in mid-air. For Harpo the sea lion, it showcases his prey catching abilities.