Thursday, September 24, 2015
There is a lot of work that goes on before the doors open to the public each morning at the Aquarium of the Pacific. This week’s blog includes a time-lapse video of the Aquarium staff’s pre-opening tasks.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
It’s another Throwback Thursday as we revisit the day that our gorgeous sea otter Brook saw herself for the first time in a mirror.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Because the Internet needs more cute baby otter videos I thought we’d flash back this week to 2008 and 2010 when I was a surrogate “Otter Pop” to two orphan sea otter pups.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
There are just a few animals at the Aquarium of the Pacific that can cause me to have an affectionate emotional response when I look deep into their eyes; sea otters, sea lions, penguins and flamboyant cuttlefish.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
A sea otter using another otter as a pillow.
Cute video and stills of one sea otter sound asleep while using another otter as a plush pillow.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Maggie the Sea Otter's Unique Talent
Watch Maggie the Sea Otter as she figures out through trial and error how to stack cups together. Warning: Extremely cute video!
Thursday, December 18, 2014
A decade-long tradition continues. Building a snowman for the sea otters at the Aquarium of the Pacific.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Just when you thought it was safe for apples to go back up onto trees. A time-lapse of lorikeets devouring apples and pears in Lorikeet Forest.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Using piles of ice and treats filled toys the sea otters of the Aquarium of the Pacific are given a frozen enrichment landscape in which to party in. And they do party! Check out the time-lapse video of their playtime.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Tonic immobility Training
Nicky is a senior aquarist at the Aquarium of the Pacific who loves sharks. Fern is a zebra shark who ruins the stereotype of her kind by being intelligent and gentle around humans. Together they’ve teamed up to show just how wonderful our relationship with sharks can be.