Tag Archives: marine animals

The octopus: our thriving neighbor

Pigeons, squirrels, gulls, raccoons and…octopuses? We’re all familiar with the many animals that live among us as they forage for food and navigate around buildings and parks throughout the city. But you might be surprised by new research that shows more »

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Seattle Aquarium research in Hawaii part 1: reef surveys

Wish you had a reason to travel to Hawaii during Seattle’s chilly and wet winters? Then you might envy the Seattle Aquarium biologists who travel to the west coast of Hawaii’s Big Island every winter to conduct annual reef surveys, more »

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‘Tis the season for Aquarium animals that remind us of the holidays!

Get in the spirit and keep your eyes out for these festive animals on your next visit to the Aquarium! In the main Pacific Coral Reef exhibit, check out the snowflake moray eel, echidna nebulosa. It tends to hang out more »

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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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Part 3: Seattle Aquarium staff assist with sea otter rehabilitation in Alaska

Follow along with Seattle Aquarium bird and mammal team members Mariko Bushcamp and Aubrey Theiss, who recently traveled to the Alaska SeaLife Center to assist with the rehabilitation of an orphaned sea otter pup! Sea otter pup care 101: Gaining more »

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