Monthly Archives: June 2014

So The Maritime Aquarium is coming up on an anniversary. Two, actually. We turn 26 next month. (On July 16. Yay!) And next week, on Tuesday, we’ll mark the 18th anniversary of being The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Wait. What? … 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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By Judith Bacal When I was asked to help out with the Dead Reckoners diorama project – I really didn’t know what I was getting into.  As the Exhibit Director at the Aquarium, I have lots of experience building exhibit … 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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On a typical day, if you want to get eye to eye with our Madagascar ground boa, you can find her in the Africa: From the Desert to the Sea exhibit. But on days like today, she has a bit … Continue reading

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Have you been seeing more spider crabs than usual lately? Nicole Rosenfeld, an Aquarium educator, reports back from our Research Vessel Oceanic (R/VO) about their most recent hauls and how they’ve seen unusually high catches of spider crabs. In my … Continue reading

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