Category Archives: Conservation

Seattle Aquarium welcomes a new river otter!

A new North American river otter has come to the Seattle Aquarium! We’re delighted to announce that Molalla, a young male, arrived at the Aquarium today. Molalla is just under a year old; he was born at the Oregon Zoo more »

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A very fond farewell to Woodstock, Seattle Aquarium northern fur seal

It is with great sadness that we announce that Woodstock, the Seattle Aquarium’s 24-year-old female northern fur seal, has passed away. Woody, as she was known, was quite elderly for a fur seal (females in the wild have a life more »

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Seattle Aquarium hosts nighttime low-tide beach walks

On a chilly evening in late November, 23 Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist staff and volunteers met at South Alki/Constellation Park to welcome over 100 visitors to the first of this year’s Nighttime Low-Tide Beach Walk events. The events, re-launched last more »

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Seattle Aquarium update on mysterious sea star disease

The strange “melting” of sea stars in Puget Sound and along the West Coast has attracted much media attention. Below, Seattle Aquarium staff veterinarian Lesanna Lahner shares an update on our participation in the effort to understand the disease. Low-grade more »

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Seattle Aquarium helps launch Google+ Connected Classrooms

On November 4, the Seattle Aquarium helped Google+ launch their new Connected Classrooms program by hosting a “Hangout on Air” devoted to the topic of underwater seasons. (“Hangout on Air” means that the session was webcast live.) The Aquarium was more »

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