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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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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, 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, January 11, 2018

Sea Lion Mid Air Frisbee Catch | Hugh  

Sea Lion Mid Air Frisbee Catch

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.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

An Otter Tradition-Destroying the Holiday Treats Snowman | Hugh  

An Otter Tradition-Destroying the Holiday Treats Snowman

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 42

Building a snowman for the sea otters during the Holiday Treats for the Animals festivities at the Aquarium of the Pacific has been a tradition for the husbandry staff since the early years of the facility. Ollie the sea otter has added her own twist to the tradition.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

A Senior Otter Partying Like A Pup | Hugh  

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 40

Charlie, one of the oldest Southern Sea Otters around, showed that despite his age he still likes to party, especially when it involves a pile of ice and ice toys.

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Thursday, November 02, 2017

The Seal With Abilities Beyond Her Disabilities Still Having Fun | Hugh  

The Seal With Abilities Beyond Her Disabilities Still Having Fun

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 39

Ellie the Harbor Seal still having fun playing fetch with the staff despite being vision impaired.

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Thursday, September 07, 2017

Harpo’s Video Masterpiece | Hugh  

Harpo’s Video Masterpiece

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 36

Harpo and his sea lion selfie stick had a Drop-the-Mic moment this summer. Or in this case a Drop-the-GoPro moment. I mean quite literally.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Harpo the Sea Lion’s Tip about the Aquarium’s Water Bottle Filling Station | Hugh  

Harpo the Sea Lion’s Tip about the Aquarium’s Water Bottle Filling Station

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 35

It’s a great tip that saves money and helps the environment so Harpo the sea lion and I decided to get the word out about the Aquarium of the Pacific’s water bottle filling stations.

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