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The Seattle Aquarium’s Sekiu is 2!

Sekiu, the sea otter born at the Seattle Aquarium in 2012, is 2 years old today! Below, Aquarium Biologist Caroline Hempstead shares an update on what Sekiu has been up to this year. For more information on Sekiu (and her more »

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Meet local experts during Sea Otter Awareness Weekends at the Seattle Aquarium

Join the Seattle Aquarium for Sea Otter Awareness Weekends on September 21–22 and 28–29. Along with games, activities and demonstrations, we’ll also feature local experts who will share insights, information and updates about sea otters. Meet us at the sea more »

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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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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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What Grows As You Watch?

Bull kelp, Nereocystis luetkeana, can grow a foot a day. Each year we can look into the Underwater Dome (above) or in the waters off Pier 60 (below) to see this annual algae growing up toward sunlight. It has no more »

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