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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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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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How much does a harbor seal weigh?

Harbor seals are the most abundant marine mammal living in Puget Sound and it’s almost impossible to tell a male from a female just by looking at them. The two male harbor seals at the aquarium usually weigh the most more »

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