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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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Otter 501 Premier at the Northwest Film Forum

Otter 501 is premiering Friday, May 18 at 5pm at the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle. Additional showings will be on Saturday, May 19 at 3pm and 5pm, Sunday, May 20 at 3pm, 5pm, and 7pm. This film tells the more »

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How much does a sea otter weigh?

Many adult marine mammals gain and lose weight throughout the year depending on the water temperature, food availability and behavioral changes associated with breeding seasons. Here at the Seattle Aquarium we weigh our marine mammals at least twice a month more »

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Video Update: The Pup Is Growing Fast!

This week Aniak, Lootas and the pup got a special treat – a kiddy pool full of ice. This was the pup’s first encounter with ice. The first video is a short clip of the pup playing with a piece more »

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A Growing Girl – Second Vet Exam!

Here is a video of the pup’s second vet exam. She is now a healthy 6.9 pounds and is starting to swim!

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