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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Meet Animal Trainer Vicki Sawyer Meet Aquarist Sandi Schaefer Meet Jelly Culturist Rachel Stein Today, meet Aquarist Ryan Dumas! What … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Meet Animal Trainer Vicki Sawyer Meet Aquarist Sandi Schaefer Today, meet jelly culturist Rachel Stein! What led you to choose … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Yesterday, we chatted with Vicki Sawyer about what it’s like to work with the seals and otters. Today, meet aquarist … Continue reading

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Happy National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! Even though we’re not a zoo here at The Maritime Aquarium, we have a phenomenal group of aquarists and animal trainers who have dedicated themselves to caring for all the residents of the Aquarium. We … Continue reading

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Our Jr. Marine Biologist 2 camp is all about experimental design and research projects. A group of campers were curious to know if Lew, our river otter, has a color preference when it comes to his enrichment toys.  They  decided … Continue reading

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            We’ll keeping them behind the scenes until they’re big enough and strong enough to go on exhibit. Check back with our blog or sign up for updates for more looks behind the scenes! In the … Continue reading

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Take a look inside our most popular camp program: Junior Marine Biologist! JMB, as we call it around here, runs for five sessions over the summer at the Aquarium. During JMB 1 and 2, campers enter the inner workings of … Continue reading

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It was an exciting weekend for our meerkats! It’s hard to believe that it’s already been five years since the six siblings were born in the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City, Utah before making their way to The Maritime Aquarium. … Continue reading

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Share your lorikeet photos and win one of eight packs of eight tickets to the Aquarium! Do you love our colorful lorikeets? Help us capture our last summer with our feathered friends! Post your favorite photos with the lorikeets to … Continue reading

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Think your dog sheds a lot? Just take a look how much fur Susie left behind after a morning hauled out on the rocks in her exhibit! If you see our seals look a bit patchy lately, don’t be alarmed; … Continue reading

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