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Barney the bubble blower

Visitors to our harbor seal exhibit this month have sometimes been treated to an interesting sight: Barney blowing bubbles in the water. Is he just enjoying the sunshine and goofing around? Nope. The behavior is actually related to the summer more »

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Know your beach-this week from the beach

#7 in a series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists Bobby Arispe and Jen Strongin. Wouldn’t you like to have a day on the beach with Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists giving you and a few of your more »

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Our tufted puffins are lovebirds!

We have a new bonded bird pair in our alcid exhibit! Green Band tufted puffin (female), also known as Gertie, and Purple Band tufted puffin (male) have paired up. Both animals hatched here at the Aquarium, two years ago in more »

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Know your beach-this week from the beach

#6 in a series of guest blog posts by Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists Bobby Arispe and Jen Strongin. I can’t believe my first beach naturalist season is getting into the home stretch. I have one more shift coming up towards more »

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Summertime is orca time!

Summer offers the best chance to see our Southern Resident orca pods in Puget Sound, and it’s also the time of year when Aquarium visitors have lots of questions about orcas—especially about how and where they can see them. Thanks more »

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