Lovin’ life in a bucket! Enter for a chance to win a behind-the-scenes tour in our Countdown to Cuteness Facebook contest.
Our sea otter exhibit re-opens March 23!
Are kids the only ones that enjoy our wave crash? Perhaps not! Happy 100th birthday to Lucious Willingham!
Hey, who put that shrimp in there? There’s more to playtime than you think! It helps keep our otters healthy and stimulated.
Learn more in Countdown to Cuteness!
Which new otters might you see when our exhibit re-opens March 23? This is one! Meet Gidget in Countdown to Cuteness!
Is this a Countdown to Cuteness sweepstakes entry day? We’ll never tell!
Each day we’ll reveal a fun photo, video or otter fact—just click on the highlighted day. On certain days (check back often) you can enter our “Countdown to Cuteness” sweepstakes for a chance to win an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the exhibit—and meet some of our star otters! You’ll also get free Aquarium access for the day and an Aquarium gift card to use in our Gift & Bookstore or restaurant.
Bonus: Based on entries received each week, we’ll select two weekly winners to receive an “otterly” delightful gift package.
Help Sea Otters with California Tax Check-Off
Californians, did you know you can help save sea otters when filing your California Resident Income Tax Return? The Fund supports researchers and federal and state agencies working to understand what’s threatening sea otters and to find ways to help them recover.
When filling out your California income tax form 540, look for line 410 labeled California Sea Otter Fund, under Voluntary Contributions. Enter whatever amount you wish to donate ($1.00 or more).
What does it take to cultivate the amazing upside-down jelly? Find out in this great blog from our own Wyatt Patry!
Why are sea otter numbers declining or stagnant? Scientists would love to know.
Learn more in Countdown to Cuteness—and you could win!
Planning a visit over spring break? We just added some pharaoh cuttlefish to our Splash Zone exhibit. It’s amazing to watch them hover just above the ocean floor and hunt food with their long tentacles. They’re visitor faves!
Do otters eat using good manners? Find out in Countdown to Cuteness!