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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Troy’s Rubber Ducky Retrieval | Hugh

Troy’s Rubber Ducky Retrieval

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Retrievals act as both a physical exercise behavior that helps keep our critters fit, and is also a fun activity that is mentally stimulating for the animal. It’s also fun for the staff!

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Animal Updates | Sharks | Enrichment | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Shark Enrichment | Hugh

Shark Enrichment

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We keep our sea lions, seals, and sea otters mentally stimulated by occasionally introducing various enrichments for them to experience. Did you know that we do the same for our sharks?

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Hanging Out With Harpo The Sea Lion | Hugh

Hanging Out With Harpo The Sea Lion

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Animals that always seem to bring a smile to your face: kittens, puppies, and Harpo the sea lion.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

New Technology for a New Year | Hugh

New Technology for a New Year

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 69

To help better immerse viewers into the world of a husbandry volunteer at the Aquarium of the Pacific I’ve invested in some new technology this year to add some new perspectives into the critters I work around every Saturday.

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Monday, December 31, 2018

Maggie The Otter Wishes Everyone A Happy 2019! | Hugh

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 68

Maggie the otter just wants to wish everyone a Happy New Year!

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A Snowman for the Sea Otters 2018 | Hugh

A Snowman for the Sea Otters 2018

Hugh Aquarium Views Video Number 67

It’s an annual tradition that I started way back at the turn of the century, building a snowman for the otters.

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Animal Updates | Birds | Mammals | Penguins | Video | Volunteering

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, November 15, 2018

Topaz the Aquarium Cat | Hugh

Topaz the Aquarium Cat

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 65

Outside of the Aquarium of the Pacific’s staff entrance sits a memorial to the very first Aquarium animal. The first Aquarium critter wasn’t a fish or seal. It was, surprisingly, a cat named Topaz.

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Thursday, November 01, 2018

What If The Aquarium Critters Had Their Own Social Media Posts? | Hugh

What If The Aquarium Critters Had Their Own Social Media Posts?

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If you just had one of those days where you really could use a smile or two, the critters at the Aquarium of the Pacific are here to help.

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Animal Updates | Birds | Enrichment | Video | Volunteering

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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