Monthly Archives: September 2012

Northern Fur Seals and The Pribilofs, Part 4

Seattle Aquarium mammal biologist Julie Carpenter recently assisted scientists from NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) with their pup count, which happens every two years in the Pribilof Islands, Alaska. The Pribilofs are home to the largest breeding colonies (or more »

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Northern Fur Seals and The Pribilofs, Part 3

Seattle Aquarium mammal biologist Julie Carpenter recently assisted scientists from NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) with their pup count, which happens every two years in the Pribilof Islands, Alaska. The Pribilofs are home to the largest breeding colonies (or more »

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Construction alert: last chance to see our harbor seals for a while!

We’re about to embark on an exciting transformation of our harbor seal exhibit—which means that Barney and Siku will need to make their homes elsewhere for the time being. Come see them before they’re transferred to their temporary residence at more »

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The People Are Still for Puget Sound

News of the demise of People for Puget Sound is like the passing of an admired and trusted friend. Indeed, for 21 years Kathy Fletcher inspired thousands of donors, staff and volunteers to pay attention to the Sound, to restore more »

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Northern Fur Seals and The Pribilofs, Part 2

Seattle Aquarium mammal biologist Julie Carpenter recently assisted scientists from NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) with their pup count, which happens every two years in the Pribilof Islands, Alaska. The Pribilofs are home to the largest breeding colonies (or more »

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