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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Pacific White-Sided Dolphins | James S.  

Pacific White-Sided Dolphins

Hello everyone, it’s been an exciting time on the water with all of the northbound gray whales we’re spotting, the fin whales, and the Pacific white-sided dolphins.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Charlie the Sea Otter at 21 | Hugh  

Charlie the Sea Otter at 21

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.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Still Lots of Fin & Gray Whales Out There! | James S.  

Still Lots of Fin & Gray Whales Out There!

Well gray whale season the past couple weeks has been very fun for us, we’ve seen plenty of northbound gray whales (one even playing in the kelp), fin whales, lots of dolphins, not too many cow calf pairs yet though. But don’t worry! They’re probably on their way.

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Thursday, March 08, 2018

The Sea Lion Cast List | Hugh  

The Sea Lion Cast List

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.

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Thursday, March 01, 2018

Northbound Sightings of Grays | James S.  

Northbound Sightings of Grays

Even with the wind and the cooler temperatures we’re still getting lots of fin and gray whale sightings out on the water along with the many dolphins, seals and sea lions, and even a shark!

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Husbandry Behaviors | Hugh  

Husbandry Behaviors

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.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Grays and Fins Galore | James S.  

Grays and Fins Galore

We’ve had really productive whale watches the past couple of weeks, lots of dolphins (including my favorite, the Pacific white-sided), fin whales, gray whales, breaching whales, and even a humpback whale. Our new interns are in full swing, taking some amazing photos for you all to explore our local ocean life.

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Thursday, February 08, 2018

Sea Otter Slam Dunk | Hugh  

Sea Otter Slam Dunk

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.

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Thursday, February 01, 2018

Fin Whales, Gray Whales, and Orca! | James S.  

Fin Whales, Gray Whales, and Orca!

Since our last blog we’ve had a lot of great sightings on the water. Not only have we had great fin whale and gray whale sightings, breaching grays, dolphins, but another visit from the transient orca! The whale watch was also able to view the orca in the middle of a hunt.

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Hugh’s 1st Volunteer Shift of 2018 | Hugh  

Hugh’s 1st Volunteer Shift of 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.

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