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Wild Sea Otter Birth Captured on Periscope in Stormy Monterey Bay

Mar 06, 2016

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Aquarium News
Exhibits & Animals
A wild sea otter mom, seeking shelter from stormy seas, gave birth to a pup in the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Great Tide Pool Saturday afternoon as visitors and staff looked on. On Sunday, mom and pup rested in the Great Tide...

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New Penguin Joins the Aquarium Colony

Jan 15, 2016

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Exhibits & Animals
 We’ve welcomed a new penguin on exhibit in the Splash Zone , and she’s a beauty! Elizabeth (named after Port Elizabeth in South Africa) is seven years old, and came to us from the Knoxville Zoo. 

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Aquarium's Sea Otter Program Rescues Pup from Carmel Beach

Jan 07, 2016

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Conservation & Science
Exhibits & Animals
The Monterey Bay Aquarium's Sea Otter Program rescued an otter pup on Carmel Beach, on Wednesday, January 6, 2016.  The following  is a timeline of events and the pup's current health status. 

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Pelagic Red Crabs Take Over Aquarium's Great Tide Pool

Jan 05, 2016

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Exhibits & Animals
Pelagic red crabs (Pleuroncodes planipes)—also know as tuna crabs or langostilla—started washing up along Monterey Bay beaches yesterday! Typically found off of Mexico and southern California, these scarlet drifters are a favorite of tuna, whales, birds,...

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Aquarium Otters Dive Into the Holiday Season

Dec 14, 2015

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Exhibits & Animals
Monterey Bay Aquarium’s sea otters celebrate the holidays, enjoying icy treats frosted with yummy blended clams and dashing through piles of snow!

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