The Gulf of Mexico
In this issue, the Aquarium introduces our new sea otter pup, Ollie, who was rescued from a beach in Santa Cruz. Other topics include an update on Southern California’s Marine Protected Areas and information on the largest known DDT contamination site, located at the ocean floor off Palos Verdes. News highlights include the record number of blue whales visiting the Los Angeles area this past fall. Kids Corner is a coloring page featuring the diverse animals found in the Gulf of Mexico.