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2012 animal highlights

Animal highlights of 2012 include the birth of our sea otter pup, Sekiu, on January 14 at about 5am. Otter Watch volunteers then began regular around-the-clock monitoring shifts for about four months, recording behaviors of the pup and her mom 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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Sea Otter Pup's Winning Name Is...

Today the Seattle Aquarium along with Christie Johnson from KING 5 News announced the winning name of Aniak’s new sea otter pup. With over 15,000 votes, the winning name is Sekiu! Thank you to everyone who voted. Come to the more »

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Pup Naming Contest – Now Open!

The Seattle Aquarium sea otter pup naming contest is now officially open! Help us name Aniak’s new pup by voting on one of five names. Voting will be open February 7-24. The winning name will then be announced on Monday, more »

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