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New Exhibits: Horses and Dragons, Vanishing Animals

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New Exhibits: Horses and Dragons, Vanishing Animals

The Aquarium has opened two new exhibitions to help visitors learn about marine life and humans’ relationship with our planet. Horses and Dragons features more than a dozen species of seahorses, seadragons, and their relatives. Vanishing Animals examines extinction and what we can do to reverse the trend.

Basket Stars

From The Aquarium Blog

July 21, 2016

Basket Stars

It looks a campy alien monster out of a 1960s Irwin Allen sci-fi TV show. It’s tentacle-like arms curling in and out to ambush unsuspecting prey. The eerily pulsating membrane of its body announces that its poor victims are being devoured. Yet it’s not science fiction. It’s a creature called a basket star and you can see it in person at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

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Aquarium Announces Pacific Visions

Pacific Visions | Pacific Visions

Aquarium Announces Pacific Visions

Major expansion with addition of new wing will include an immersive theater, special exhibition and art gallery spaces, and animal exhibits.

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Aquarium Wins Award for Use of GIS to Tell Story of Endangered Fish

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Aquarium Wins Award for Use of GIS to Tell Story of Endangered Fish

The story map was created to connect the public with the Southern California Steelhead exhibit and tell the story of this endangered fish.

Two Penguin Chicks Hatch at the Aquarium

Animals

Two Penguin Chicks Hatch at the Aquarium

Two Magellanic Penguin chicks that hatched at the Aquarium in late May are in the behind-the-scenes nursery that can be viewed via webcam.

Aquarium Decorated with Mural During POW! WOW! Long Beach in July

Arts

Aquarium Decorated with Mural During POW! WOW! Long Beach in July

The Aquarium has been selected as a site for the 2016 POW! WOW! Long Beach festival, which brings world-renowned artists to the city to paint several murals over the course of one week in July.

New Exhibits: Horses and Dragons, Vanishing Animals

Exhibits

New Exhibits: Horses and Dragons, Vanishing Animals

The Aquarium has opened two new exhibitions to help visitors learn about marine life and humans’ relationship with our planet. Horses and Dragons features more than a dozen species of seahorses, seadragons, and their relatives. Vanishing Animals examines extinction and what we can do to reverse the trend.

Aquarium Garden Provides Monarch Butterfly Habitat

Animals

Aquarium Garden Provides Monarch Butterfly Habitat

Monarch butterflies, caterpillars, and chrysalises can be found in the garden surrounding the Aquarium’s Watershed exhibit area.

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