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Thursday, August 09, 2018

Parker the Sea Lion, Then and Now | Hugh  

Parker the Sea Lion, Then and Now

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 58

A vintage look at Parker the sea lion when he first arrived at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Vintage Sea Otters-Brook and Charlie in 1998 | Hugh  

Vintage Sea Otters-Brook and Charlie in 1998

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 57

Sea Otters Charlie and Brook are two of the original animals at the Aquarium of the Pacific. They were there when the aquarium first opened in 1998. If you’ve ever wondered what these two 21-year-old sea otters looked like back then, check out this video.

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Charlie’s Summer of 2018 Selfie | Hugh  

Charlie’s Summer of 2018 Selfie

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 56

It’s been awhile since Charlie the sea otter has taken a selfie sooo…

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Animal Updates | Sharks | Enrichment | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Fern the Zebra Shark | Hugh  

Fern the Zebra Shark

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 55

There wasn’t a lot of staff, paid and volunteers, back when the Aquarium of the Pacific first opened in June of 1998 so my early volunteer responsibilities included a lot of duties outside the realm of marine mammal husbandry. One of which was hand feeding sharks including one of the aquarium’s charter animal, Fern.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Spin The Seal | Hugh  

Spin The Seal

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 54

20 years later a harbor seal pup is having fun just like mom used to.

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Octopus In Space Tongue-in-Cheek Thursday | Hugh  

Octopus In Space Tongue-in-Cheek Thursday

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 53

When I watched Little Red the octopus get in her puzzle box a couple of videos ago I couldn’t help but think of how it reminded me of an astronaut getting into a space capsule while orbiting the earth.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Shelby’s Pup | Hugh  

Shelby’s Pup

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.

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Friday, May 04, 2018

Cosplaying Sea Otters | Hugh  

Cosplaying Sea Otters

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 51

A long time ago, in an Aquarium far, far away…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Little Red the Octopus and the Puzzle Box | Hugh  

Little Red the Octopus and the Puzzle Box

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 50

Enrichment activity for an octopus. Little Red the octopus and the puzzle box.

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Thursday, April 05, 2018

Ollie The Otter Tries To Hide A Toy Ball | Hugh  

Ollie The Otter Tries To Hide A Toy Ball

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.

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