Monthly Archives: April 2013

By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium March 31 marked the end of the beaver trapping season in Connecticut. The season for river otters ended March 15. It may come as a surprise to you that there are enough … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium With trout season opening this Saturday morning in Connecticut (and with some good luck), a lot of folks will be enjoying a fresh fish dinner Saturday evening. Anglers, of course, should be … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium Some really good news for The Maritime Aquarium today has me thinking about one of my favorite movies: the Coen brothers’ “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” In the film, which is set … Continue reading

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Some animals, like the striped bass and the bald eagle, were named after distinguishing marks on their bodies.  Others, like Thompson’s gazelles and Fraser’s dolphins, were named for the people who “discovered” them. A few creatures, however, were named simply … Continue reading

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