Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Pup Receives Its First Vet Exam!

In this video Aniak’s pup receives its first vet exam and we find out that it’s a girl! Also, here are some interesting sea otter developmental milestones from our records: Pups start to lose the natal fluff between 6-10 weeks more »

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Aniak’s Pup Has Arrived!

Seattle Aquarium welcomes the healthy birth of a sea otter The Seattle Aquarium announced today the birth of a new sea otter pup at its facility on Pier 59 in Seattle. The young otter was born today just before 5:00AM more »

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Aniak Is Still Keeping Us Waiting!

Aniak looked very relaxed this morning, but the pup sure was kicking!

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Giant Pacific Octopus: A Bicolor Cutie

Last week our oldest octopus, Mayhem, thrilled visitors with a display that demonstrated the characteristic chromatic control typical of the giant Pacific octopus. For about 10 minutes, most of the right side of her body was patterned with a mottled more »

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Winter Fishtival: Rockfish Fun Facts

Join us for hands-on activities, special talks and opportunities to learn more about the care and feeding of the Aquarium’s fish, birds, tide pool animals and marine mammals at the Seattle Aquarium’s Winter Fishtival! Each day we’ll highlight a different more »

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