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A leak-proof place in the (artificial) sun

The turtles’ new habitat is finished and has been up and running for a few days, and it’s looking great. Custom built by the Animal Care staff, the habitat had to be water-tested to ensure that it has no leaks … Continue reading

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Bath time!

Recently, I had the chance to observe as Stacey Tidman in the Animal Care Facility vacuumed, sorted and scrubbed the Pacific tank. The process starts with emptying some of the dirty water from the tank. The Pacific Habitat is a … Continue reading

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Getting along with new roommates can be a challenge…Part 1

As Museum staff members are busy preparing the new aquarium, the exhibit’s new inhabitants are getting ready for their big debut. The Museum’s water exhibit will feature three live habitats: a turtle habitat, a freshwater river habitat and a Pacific … Continue reading

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