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It’s a big deal when a penguin chick hatches at the Aquarium. Learn how we’re raising a little one right now—and helping preserve this endangered species.
Learn about the variety of birds you can spot just off our decks and in Monterey Bay, in our latest podcast.
Happy #Friday! The men and women in tuxedos are reporting for duty. You?
Thanks to staffer Debra Naeve for the great video!
What’s life like for our penguin chick behind the scenes right now? We’ll warn you. It’s pretty rough.
Good morning! Our Laysan albatross, Makana, can’t wait to come out and meet you at 1:30 in front of the Kelp Forest, every day.
Mystical object, or ocean animal? This is how life started for the African blackfooted penguin chick that hatched August 15. Our aviculturists hold eggs to the light, a process called candling, to monitor development during incubation.
We bet you’ve never seen this view before! Aviculturist Monika Rohrer has been taking some amazing up-close-and-personal shots of our Laysan albatross, Makana. You can meet Makana every day at 1:30 in front of the Kelp Forest!
It takes two hands and a firm grip to hang onto the penguin chick that hatched in late August. After one week, it weighed 8.5 ounces; it now weighs more than eight times that much! We’re working behind the scenes with the little guy, getting it comfortable around people as preparation for eventual re-introduction to the Splash Zone exhibit.
We recently released four snowy plovers on area beaches, making a total of 15 this year, and over 100 since 2000.