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Aquarium Launches New Animal Care Wish List

Animals

March 27, 2013

Aquarium Launches New Animal Care Wish List

A new program allows the public to directly support the care of the Aquarium’s animal collection.

Aquarium Adds Black-Backed Magpie to Bird Collection

Animals

March 4, 2013

Aquarium Adds Black-Backed Magpie to Bird Collection

The Black-Backed Magpie is housed in the exhibits near the Lorikeet Forest entrance. Native to Australia and Southern New Guinea, these birds prefer grassland habitats.

Female Collared Aracari Joins Male on Exhibit

Animals

February 25, 2013

Female Collared Aracari Joins Male on Exhibit

The Collared Aracaris can be found in the outdoor exhibit between Shark Lagoon and Lorikeet Forest. With their colorful plumage and large beaks, these birds are recognizable as members of the toucan family of birds.

Meet the Aquarium’s Fascinating Flamboyant Cuttlefish

Animals

February 18, 2013

Meet the Aquarium’s Fascinating Flamboyant Cuttlefish

Look for the Aquarium’s flamboyant cuttlefish in the Jewels of the Pacific exhibit in the Tropical Pacific gallery.

Laughing Kookaburra Now on Exhibit

Animals

February 11, 2013

Laughing Kookaburra Now on Exhibit

Joining the aquarium’s bird collection is a female laughing Kookaburra, on exhibit outside the entrance to Lorikeet Forest. 

Gidget the Sea Otter Moves to Monterey

Animals

February 5, 2013

Gidget the Sea Otter Moves to Monterey

At the Sea Otter Rescue and Conservation (SORAC) center, Gidget will serve as a surrogate mother to help raise orphaned sea otter pups.

Aquarium Organizes Green Sea Turtle Count by Citizen Scientists

Citizen Science

December 17, 2012

Aquarium Organizes Green Sea Turtle Count by Citizen Scientists

In collaboration with local groups, the Aquarium is conducting systematic citizen-led monitoring of the Pacific green sea turtles in the San Gabriel River.

Betty the Sea Otter Now on View

Animals

October 3, 2012

Betty the Sea Otter Now on View

Now that she has grown in size and knows basic training commands, Betty has joined the other otters on exhibit

Meet Bixby the Harbor Seal Pup

Animals

August 21, 2012

Meet Bixby the Harbor Seal Pup

The first harbor seal to be born at the Aquarium, Bixby made her public debut August 21 and met the other residents of the Seals & Sea Lions Habitat.

Pacific Spiny Lumpsuckers on Display in the Northern Pacific Gallery

Animals

August 2, 2012

Pacific Spiny Lumpsuckers on Display in the Northern Pacific Gallery

About ninety of these fish born at the Aquarium in late 2011 are now on view in the Rocky Reef exhibit. Their small size and unique suction disk make them worth finding on your next visit.

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