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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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