Category Archives: Marine Life

Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet aquarist Maxine Montello! What are 3 of your normal daily tasks? Every morning I start the day off by … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet aquarist and Jamie Veth! What are 3 of your normal daily tasks?  Three of my daily tasks are performing … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet aquarist and Tyler Mourey! What are 3 of your normal daily tasks? I am a float so every day … Continue reading

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Wow, what a week! The first week of the trip has come to an end, but we are definitely not slowing down. Over the last week we have surveyed several of the reefs, collected water quality from the lagoon, and … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet aquarist and seal trainer and Sarah Penfold! What are three of your normal daily tasks?  On a daily basis … Continue reading

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Join us all week for National Zookeeper Appreciation Week! We’ll introduce you to a new animal care staff member everyday. Today, meet seal trainer Azzara Oston! What are three of your normal daily tasks?  Three things I do every day are … Continue reading

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We have arrived safe and sound to Barbuda! The 20-minute flight from Antigua was a breeze, unless you are not a fan of small planes. The plane only sits about eight people, including the pilot! Word traveled quickly that we … Continue reading

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Let the countdown begin! In less than a week, I’ll be traveling down with my research team to the island of Barbuda to continue our study of sea turtle nesting behavior. Some of you may think, “Is she spelling that … Continue reading

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Because so many boaters seem to be encountering the humpback whales currently in the western end of Long Island Sound … and because boaters of Long Island Sound aren’t accustomed to sharing the water with 30-foot creatures that come to … Continue reading

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                            Perhaps you have seen news stories over the last two weeks of boaters being shocked (and thrilled) by encountering a humpback whale in Long Island Sound. … Continue reading

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