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Animal Updates | Penguins

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Annual Penguin Physicals | In Focus

Annual Penguin Physicals

Just like many of us, the penguins at the Aquarium of the Pacific receive annual physical exams to check their vitals and make sure they are in good health. Dr. Greg Scott, one of our veterinarians, shares a play-by-play of how a penguin physical is performed.

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Education | Interview

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Teaching Teachers at the Boeing Teacher Institute | In Focus

Teaching Teachers at the Boeing Teacher Institute

Everyone remembers their favorite teacher; the one who made learning fun and inspired you to be a passionate student. Each year, with the help of a generous grant from The Boeing Company, the Aquarium of the Pacific hosts a group of these inspiring and fun teachers for a week-long educational experience.

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Animal Updates | Invertebrates | Q&A

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Everything You Want to Know about Our “GPO” | In Focus

Everything You Want to Know about Our “GPO”

Angelina answers all the questions you have about our giant Pacific octopus.

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Education | Interview

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Mad Scientists in the Aquarium Lab | In Focus

Mad Scientists in the Aquarium Lab

If you go up a couple flights of stairs and through a series of doors, you’ll find a scientific lab tucked away behind the scenes at the Aquarium. The scientists in this lab aren’t mad in a crazy way, but they are madly passionate about water quality.

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Animal Updates | Penguins

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Bringing Up Baby | In Focus

Bringing Up Baby

This year the Aquarium celebrated the hatching of two baby penguins. Aviculturist and resident “penguin mother” Sara Mandel explains what it’s like to raise these chicks from when they hatch until they’re ready to join the rest of the colony on exhibit at the June Keyes Penguin Habitat.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Conservation

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

5 Things to Know About the Vaquita | In Focus

5 Things to Know About the Vaquita

Vaquita porpoises, at 5 feet long, are the smallest-known species of whale. They inhabit a small region in the northern Gulf of California and are at severe risk of going extinct.

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Animal Updates | Fish | Invertebrates

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A Garden Under the Sea | In Focus

A Garden Under the Sea

When you visit the Aquarium, one of the first exhibits to catch your eye is Tropical Pacific Preview. This exhibit transports you to a shallow reef where brightly colored corals pop against a plain backdrop, while a royal blue tang fish weaves in and out of the water.

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Animal Updates | Reptiles

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Raising Baby Alligators | In Focus

Raising Baby Alligators

Every year we have a few new animals that become instant favorites for the Aquarium staff. This year we have all been going crazy for the baby American alligators in our Vanishing Animals gallery.

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Animal Updates | Mammals

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Taking Care of a Sea Otter Pup | In Focus

Taking Care of a Sea Otter Pup

Senior Mammologist Josh Hestermann recently traveled to the Monterey Bay Aquarium to participate in its Sea Otter Program.

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Arts

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Pantonio and the Artistic Process Behind His Mural | In Focus

Pantonio and the Artistic Process Behind His Mural

Recently, world-renowned artist António Correia (aka Pantonio) painted a mural on the front wall of the Aquarium of the Pacific as part of the POW! WOW! Long Beach street art festival.

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