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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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Animal Updates | Mammals | Enrichment | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Vintage Sea Lion Enrichment | Hugh  

Vintage Sea Lion Enrichment

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 61

A video of a young Parker the sea lion playing with a puzzle tube in 2006.

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Thursday, September 06, 2018

Maggie the Physics Otter | Hugh  

Maggie the Physics Otter

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 60

Maggie the sea otter uses physics to get to the treats inside an enrichment toy.

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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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Animal Updates | Invertebrates | Enrichment | Video | Volunteering

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, 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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