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Seattle Aquarium welcomes northern fur seal Chewbacca

The Seattle Aquarium has a new resident—Chewbacca, or Chewy as he’s affectionately known, a 12-year-old male northern fur seal who came to us from the Moody Gardens aquarium in Galveston, Texas! Accompanied by one of his keepers and our own more »

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A very fond farewell to Woodstock, Seattle Aquarium northern fur seal

It is with great sadness that we announce that Woodstock, the Seattle Aquarium’s 24-year-old female northern fur seal, has passed away. Woody, as she was known, was quite elderly for a fur seal (females in the wild have a life more »

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A volunteer's favorite: fur seals at the Seattle Aquarium

If you volunteer at the Seattle Aquarium, chances are you have that one animal that’s your favorite. For me, it’s two: our northern fur seals, Commander and Woodstock. We’re extremely lucky to have them here at the Aquarium, as there more »

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Winter Fishtival January 3: Marine Mammals

Join the Seattle Aquarium for Winter Fishtival, where we’ll feature different sea animals and fun activities each day. Our focus on January 3 will be marine mammals: river otters, sea otters, northern fur seals and harbor seals. (Be sure to more »

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Northern Fur Seal Isaac Is a Dad!

On the night of July 11, 2012, the New England Aquarium in Boston, MA welcomed a new northern fur seal pup to the family. Ursula, a female fur seal residing at the aquarium gave birth to a healthy male pup more »

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