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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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            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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In December, Jennifer Herring, president and CEO of The Maritime Aquarium, announced she will retire in 2014. She has served in that position for 10 of the Aquarium’s 25-year history and, in that time, has come a wealth of unique … 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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It’s official: Summer is here! And how do we welcome the season here at The Maritime Aquarium? Watermelons, of course. Our interns were hard at work last week carving summertime and animal-themed watermelons to place into exhibits around the aquarium. … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, Maritime Aquarium publicist So imagine that you just got out of high school and you’re given the opportunity to work with someone who pioneered an absolute global change in the way we forever view –or live – … Continue reading

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Susie, the oldest harbor seal here at The Maritime Aquarium, turns 41 this week.  So, what do you get for a seal who has everything? A fish cake! On Thursday morning, guests helped usher in another year by singing “Happy … Continue reading

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Throughout the school year that’s about to end, The Maritime Aquarium has been helping 40 high school teens from Norwalk figure out life after high school. The 9th- and 10th-grade students came to the Aquarium after school once a week … Continue reading

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