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Just what the doctor ordered

On rounds at the harbor seal exhibit with the Aquarium’s vet Ever wondered what it would be like to be the primary care physician for the 10,000-plus animals that make their homes at the Seattle Aquarium? Senior veterinarian Caitlin Hadfield, more »

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Cool jobs at the Seattle Aquarium

All about creepy, crawly, squishy, slippery, bird and mammal food prep! Whole fish and shrimp—some with heads that need to be removed before they’re served to the animals. Live crickets. Pounds and pounds of clams and mussels. Dungeness crabs. Superworms. more »

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Youth conservationists learning and working together

On October 7, youth volunteers from the Seattle Aquarium and Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (PDZA) co-hosted the third Youth Ocean Conservation Summit (YOCS) Puget Sound at PDZA. ​Seventy-five young conservationists came together to plan their own conservation projects to lead more »

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Rescued olive ridley sea turtle, “Coral,” receiving care at the Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium is once again providing expert care to an olive ridley sea turtle—and unlike Tucker, a male turtle of the same species who was brought to us in late 2016, this turtle is female. Her caregivers have given more »

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Inspiring conservation with empathy

Research shows that encouraging and developing empathy for animals in children is an important motivator toward action on the animals’ behalf. Seeing animals receiving exceptional care at the Seattle Aquarium and learning about the importance of a healthy habitat for more »

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