Monthly Archives: February 2013

Aquarium salutes champions of Puget Sound and the ocean

On February 7, the Seattle Aquarium conferred its top awards to Congressman Norm Dicks and oceanographer Richard Feely during its annual Chairman’s Dinner. “Congressman Dicks and Dr. Feely have worked the front lines of politics and research to preserve our more »

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Harbor seal exhibit construction continues

As of 4:50pm on December 31, 2012, installation of the new, steel-wrapped cement pilings below Pier 60 was complete—what a great way to ring in 2013 at the Aquarium! Work on the transformation of the exhibit is now in full more »

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Same bird, different plumage

Tufted puffins are pelagic birds—which means they live on the open ocean—that come ashore only to nest during breeding season. These diving birds are built for life at sea. Underwater, their wings act as flippers and their feet act as more »

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