Thursday, July 09, 2015
This month has been super exciting so far with about 18 sightings of blue whales and sightings of breaching baleen whales like minkes, humpbacks, and even fin whales! The seas have continued to be full of life and we have been seeing some interesting animals like big red patches of krill at the surface, huge mola mola’s, and sea turtles!
Thursday, June 25, 2015
We have officially started blue whale season as of the 22nd of June and we have been seeing some amazing things in the meantime.
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.
Friday, June 12, 2015
More and more blue whales are being sighted during our trips and we are so excited to see the season starting off around the ‘usual’ time. Officially, the blue whale season will start later on this month and hopefully the appearance of them is a good sign that we will have a strong season.
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 14, 2015
Hello whale lovers! We have had some fantastic voyages in the last two weeks filled with MORE exciting feeding frenzies and very happy whale watch guests!
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 30, 2015
We have had some great adventure-filled trips with lots of breaching whales! In the last few weeks we have seen breaching gray whales, minke whales, humpback whales, and lunge feeding fin whales! Read on to check out the amazing photos!
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 16, 2015
You may have read in the local news that we recently had a deceased fin whale wash ashore near the port of LA in San Pedro on Friday, April 10th. With the response from the NOAA West Coast Stranding Network and some initial observations, it looks like the whale died from blunt force trauma and suffered internal injuries. The researchers concluded that this was the result of a ship strike and the whale may have been struck…