Category Archives: Seattle Aquarium

Just what the doctor ordered

On rounds at the harbor seal exhibit with the Aquarium’s vet Ever wondered what it would be like to be the primary care physician for the 10,000-plus animals that make their homes at the Seattle Aquarium? Senior veterinarian Caitlin Hadfield, more »

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Cool jobs at the Seattle Aquarium

All about creepy, crawly, squishy, slippery, bird and mammal food prep! Whole fish and shrimp—some with heads that need to be removed before they’re served to the animals. Live crickets. Pounds and pounds of clams and mussels. Dungeness crabs. Superworms. more »

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Rescued olive ridley sea turtle, “Coral,” receiving care at the Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium is once again providing expert care to an olive ridley sea turtle—and unlike Tucker, a male turtle of the same species who was brought to us in late 2016, this turtle is female. Her caregivers have given more »

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Inspiring conservation with empathy

Research shows that encouraging and developing empathy for animals in children is an important motivator toward action on the animals’ behalf. Seeing animals receiving exceptional care at the Seattle Aquarium and learning about the importance of a healthy habitat for more »

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Citizen Science

“Amazing is the only way I could explain it.” That’s the review from a student participant in Citizen Science, one of the many Aquarium outreach programs that exists with your support. This hands-on, inquiry-based marine science education program is designed more »

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