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Dive into Aquarium Adventures Throughout 2015

Aquarium Adventures Summer Nights Sleepovers, where children and families can camp near their favorite exhibit at the Aquarium. ©Monterey Bay Aquarium / Randy Tunnell

Apr 07, 2015

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience with Underwater Explorers, Summer Nights Sleepovers, and year round tours and adventures.

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium Celebrates the Next Generation of Ocean Heroes at Día del Niño on April 26

Singer Gabriela Sepulveda performs at Dia Del Nino 2014 at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. © Monterey Bay Aquarium, photo by Yesenia Salas 

Apr 03, 2015

The Monterey Bay Aquarium will celebrate children and families during the 14th annual Día del Niño event on Sunday, April 26. The day will be filled with special presentations, activities and performances throughout the aquarium. Children 12 years old and under will be admitted free all day.

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Sea Otter Springtime Eggstravaganza!

Southern sea otter Gidget with an enrichment egg-stravaganza of Easter holiday themed ice treats colored with non-toxic food coloring and decorated with clamshake frosting.  © Monterey Bay Aquarium/Randy Wilder 

Apr 02, 2015

It's an eggstravaganza! Our rescued sea otters are pros at cracking open these icy Easter eggs--just like their wild kin who chomp on sea urchins and keep kelp forests healthy.

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As Salmon Season Re-Opens, Anglers Urged to 'Go Slow in Elkhorn Slough' for Sea Otters

A wild southern sea otter © Monterey Bay Aquarium, Photo by Randy Wilder 

Apr 02, 2015

Conservation & Science
Aquarium News

Anglers will be in a hurry to head out into Monterey Bay early on Saturday, April 4, when the 2015 recreational salmon season opens. But with large numbers of sea otters living in the Moss Landing area, wildlife experts are asking boaters to go slow in Elkhorn Slough.

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