How does a horned puffin avoid hungry predators? A dark color on top makes them difficult to see from above, while a light color on the underside helps them hide from those swimming below. We just added two of these beautiful birds to our Ocean Travelers exhibit!

How does a horned puffin avoid hungry predators? A dark color on top makes them difficult to see from above, while a light color on the underside helps them hide from those swimming below. We just added two of these beautiful birds to our Ocean Travelers exhibit!

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium, perched on the edge of a world-famous coastline, is your window to the wonders of the ocean. It’s located on historic Cannery Row in Monterey and is open daily except Christmas Day.

For more information about our animals and exhibits, and to view our live web cams, please visit www.montereybayaquarium.org.

Hours of operation vary by season. Daily schedules and tickets are available on our website or by calling
(831) 648-4800.