Monthly Archives: February 2012

Sea Otter Pup's Winning Name Is...

Today the Seattle Aquarium along with Christie Johnson from KING 5 News announced the winning name of Aniak’s new sea otter pup. With over 15,000 votes, the winning name is Sekiu! Thank you to everyone who voted. Come to the more »

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Video Update: The Pup Is Growing Fast!

This week Aniak, Lootas and the pup got a special treat – a kiddy pool full of ice. This was the pup’s first encounter with ice. The first video is a short clip of the pup playing with a piece more »

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An Octopus Blind Date!

Today at noon we removed the barrier separating our male and female octopuses on exhibit for our Octopus Blind Date! After our female octopus, Mayhem, played hard to get for a little bit, both animals came together. Our female Mayhem will be released more »

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Octopus Blind Date

Tuesday, February 14 Time: 12pm (noon) Watch what happens when sixteen arms, six hearts (three hearts each) and two giant Pacific octopuses meet on Valentine’s Day. Rocky, the big male giant Pacific octopus pictured on the left and Mayhem, pictured more »

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Pup Naming Contest – Now Open!

The Seattle Aquarium sea otter pup naming contest is now officially open! Help us name Aniak’s new pup by voting on one of five names. Voting will be open February 7-24. The winning name will then be announced on Monday, more »

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