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Sea otters at the Seattle Aquarium and beyond

Here at the Seattle Aquarium we have four sea otters: Adaa, a 13-year-old male found on an airport runway; Lootas, a 15-year-old female found orphaned in Alaska and rehabilitated back to health here; Aniak, a 10-year-old female born here to more »

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Sekiu's next step

Sekiu, the young sea otter born at the Aquarium last winter, is now at the age where—if she lived in the wild—she would be on her own, no longer dependent on her mom. Weaning occurs naturally in the wild but more »

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Budding Philanthropists Sell Lemonade To Feed The Sea Otters

Proving it’s never too early to start supporting a cause you believe in, two young girls recently hosted a garage sale and opened a lemonade stand to raise money to help feed our resident sea otters. The girls, Leeia Stroh more »

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How much does a sea otter weigh?

Many adult marine mammals gain and lose weight throughout the year depending on the water temperature, food availability and behavioral changes associated with breeding seasons. Here at the Seattle Aquarium we weigh our marine mammals at least twice a month more »

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Video Update: The Pup Is Growing Fast!

This week Aniak, Lootas and the pup got a special treat – a kiddy pool full of ice. This was the pup’s first encounter with ice. The first video is a short clip of the pup playing with a piece more »

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