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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Aquarium Staff as Penguin Enrichment | Hugh

Aquarium Staff as Penguin Enrichment

Hugh's Aquarium Views Number 80

So what do you do when the penguins were looking forward to a fun encounter with guests and there is a last minute cancellation? Well, you substitute the Aquarium of the Pacific staff to give the penguins the people enrichment they were looking forward to.

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Otter Dreams and Other Things | Hugh

Otter Dreams and Other Things

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 74

Nearly everyone has a “Happy Place” that they can dream about. My happy place dreams tend to have a lot of otters and other critters in it. In this week’s Hugh’s Aquarium Views video, I try to visually interpret and share some those happy place dreams.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Troy’s Rubber Ducky Retrieval | Hugh

Troy’s Rubber Ducky Retrieval

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 72

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

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 71

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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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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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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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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