Tag Archives: Barney

Help build Barney’s new home!

This Saturday, June 1, 2013 the Aquarium’s new harbor seal exhibit will open to the public. Do you remember what it looked like before? Gone are the chain link fence and the creosote-soaked pilings! Our harbor seals will have more more »

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Help build Barney’s new home! GiveBIG May 15

Over the years the Seattle community has helped the Aquarium accomplish very ambitious education, conservation and fundraising goals—we couldn’t do it without you. So we want you to be the first to hear about our upcoming plans for GiveBIG and 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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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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Harbor Seal Breeding Exchange

On Thursday, April 26th, male harbor seal “Q” was transported to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (PDZA), joining four female harbor seals. Later that afternoon, Barney met a new friend, 7 year old female “Siku” (pronounced see-koo) from PDZA. more »

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