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2015 Hawaii collecting trip (Part II)

Every other year, biologists from the Seattle Aquarium go to Hawaii to collect new warm water animals for our exhibits. This blog post is the second in a series that highlights the biologists’ experiences and gives readers a behind-the-scenes look more »

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2015 Hawaii collecting trip

Every other year, biologists from the Seattle Aquarium go to Hawaii to collect new warm water animals for our exhibits. This blog post is the first in a series that will highlight the biologists’ experiences and give readers a behind-the-scenes more »

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A new puffling for the Seattle Aquarium!

For the second year in a row, we’re happy to announce the hatching of a new tufted puffin chick (or, to use what may be the cutest word ever, puffling). The chick hatched on Saturday, August 1 and, along with more »

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New animals at the Aquarium's Closer Look table

A recent collecting trip to Neah Bay has brought some fascinating new critters to our Closer Look table—including a few that are lesser known and fantastically camouflaged. Come get to know them during your next visit to the Seattle Aquarium! more »

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Counting the road to recovery for Washington’s sea otters

  Washington State’s annual sea otter survey is now complete—and the Seattle Aquarium was an active participant. Our Curator of Conservation Research Shawn Larson recently shared some background on the species and how the survey works:     The history more »

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