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Old 19-06-2013

On Thursday, the third oldest Harbor Seal, Susie, in the nation will celebrate her 40th birthday!
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Old 27-07-2013

On July 16th, the aquarium celebrated its 25th anniversary.
The Maritime Aquarium, 25 Years Ago & Today | Maritime Aquarium Blog
Also, the 2014 speaker series was released.
Nov 6, 2013 – Jeff Corwin

(Tales From the Field with Jeff Corwin)
Environmental speaker Jeff Corwin is best known for his Emmy Award-winning shows on Animal Planet and Discovery Networks and as the host of the ABC series Ocean Mysteries, but today, he is sounding the alarm, launching a new chapter in conservation.

Feb 6, 2014 – Fabien Cousteau

(Oasis In Space: The Great Ocean Adventure) Growing up as the grandson of legendary ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, Fabien Cousteau was destined to follow in his family's footsteps, working to explore the oceans and preserve the beauty of our important marine habitats and wildlife.

March 10, 2014 – Dr. Daniel B. Botkin

A scientist who studies life from a planetary perspective, a biologist who has helped solve major environmental issues, and a writer about nature. His work includes: development of JABOWA, the first successful computer model of an ecosystem.

April 7, 2014 – Martin T. Nweeia

Principal investigator of the Narwhal Tusk Research organization, his lecture will include some footage of documentaries completed on his work from the recent David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities from the BBC, and films from NGS, and Decourvete, French Discovery.

May 20, 2014 – Jack Hanna

(Going Wild for Wildlife) Adventurer and animal expert "Jungle Jack" Hanna is one of the most visible and respected ambassadors between the human and animal worlds. His hands-on approach and insight into the public's appreciation of wildlife have won him widespread popular acclaim as director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo, conservationist, author, television personality, celebrity speaker, and lifelong adventurer.

June 23, 2014 – Richard Hyman

(The True Story of My Journeys with Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the Crew of Calypso) The author of FROGMEN grew up in Connecticut. He will talk about his personal account of expeditions with legendary French explorer Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the crew of research vessel Calypso, Richard Hyman takes us behind the scenes, inside the ship, and under the sea.
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Old 05-09-2013

The temporary Lorikeets exhibit closed yesterday, September 3rd.
The Shark and Ray Touch Tank is temporarily closed, as slight maintenance is performed. It should be open again by this weekend.
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Old 15-09-2013

Banggai Cardinalfish babies are on exhibit in the Marine Care and Culture Lab.
4 Cane Toads were recently added to Frogs!.
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A new Goosefish is now on exhibit. Who?s New at the Aquarium? Meet the Goosefish! | Maritime Aquarium Blog
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Old 10-11-2013

The female Loggerhead Sea Turtle who left the sea turtle exhibit to make room for 2 young Green Sea Turtles, is now back on exhibit. I don't know if the Green Sea Turtles left or not.
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Old 10-11-2013

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The female Loggerhead Sea Turtle who left the sea turtle exhibit to make room for 2 young Green Sea Turtles, is now back on exhibit. I don't know if the Green Sea Turtles left or not.
Since when was there a Loggerhead on-exhibit? When I went in 2011 it was a Green.

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Since when was there a Loggerhead on-exhibit? When I went in 2011 it was a Green.
The Loggerhead was on exhibit for years... I saw her in 2010, but didn't visit Maritime again until 2012, and the Greens were on exhibit then. Either she went off-exhibit/was transferred to another facility in 2011, or less likely, you misidentified her.
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The Loggerhead was on exhibit for years... I saw her in 2010, but didn't visit Maritime again until 2012, and the Greens were on exhibit then. Either she went off-exhibit/was transferred to another facility in 2011, or less likely, you misidentified her.
When I visited, the website listed Loggerhead but the signage at the aquarium listed Green.

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Old 13-11-2013

A Cubera Snapper is a new addition to the sea turtle tank.
The aquarium has posted on their Facebook that their special exhibit for next year will exhibit jellies in a unique way, and will debut in January.
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Aquarium Update: Who?s Coming and Who?s Going? | Maritime Aquarium Blog
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Old 25-11-2013

The Green Tree Frog and poison dart frog were already there when I visited a few weeks ago.

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This blog post explains everything that happened involving the sea turtles, and the news that all 3 turtles are now on exhibit together again. It also talks about their special exhibit that will debut in January.
Aquarium Update: A Special Delivery & A Turtle Reunion | Maritime Aquarium Blog
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Old 14-01-2014

The aquarium's special exhibit has been officially announced: "Jiggle a Jelly", which will allow visitors to touch a live Moon Jelly.
Touch Live Jellyfish in New Special Exhibit at The Maritime Aquarium
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Old 13-04-2014

The aquarium's female otter, Belle, died at 19 years old on April 6th. It is too soon to say if Belle will be replaced with another otter to act as a companion for the aquarium's remaining male.
http://www.maritimeaquarium.org/imag...otter_obit.pdf
11 new sharks have also been added to the Shark and Ray Touch Pool.
 


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