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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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Barney the bubble blower

Visitors to our harbor seal exhibit this month have sometimes been treated to an interesting sight: Barney blowing bubbles in the water. Is he just enjoying the sunshine and goofing around? Nope. The behavior is actually related to the summer more »

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Here comes Hogan!

We’re thrilled to introduce the newest Seattle Aquarium resident, Hogan the harbor seal! Hogan arrived on Tuesday, December 8 after moving from his previous home at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (PDZA), where he was born on June 2, more »

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Health update: harbor seal Siku

We announce with deep sadness that Siku, our female harbor seal, delivered a premature, stillborn pup on Sunday, May 31. This was 10-year-old Siku’s first pregnancy. Necropsy results are pending. In the meantime, Siku is doing well and has already 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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