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Check Out the New England Aquarium’s Baby African Penguins

The New England Aquarium is welcoming a new batch of endangered African penguin chicks to the world—some of the last of their kind that are […]

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Seals at the New England Aquarium Are Eating Fish Doughnuts Today

Sure, us humans are indulging in all the doughnuts we can today—it is National Doughnut Day, after all, so we don’t have a choice—but why […]

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How a Freak Accident Killed Commander, Boston’s Most Beloved Seal

There were high hopes for Commander when he rolled into Boston last year. The nearly seven-foot, 500-pound northern fur seal—one of only nine such animals […]

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Killer Whale Spotted Near the Cape

A Cape Cod boat captain was treated to a rare sight on Monday: an orca, or killer whale, just a few miles from the Chatham […]

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New England Aquarium’s Anacondas Get Their Yearly Checkup

Meet Wilson, the New England Aquarium’s 12-foot, 55-pound anaconda. She is the smallest of her friends. Wilson and her tankmates Marrion and Kathleen from the Aquarium’s Amazon […]

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‘Tentacles Take Hold’ at the New England Aquarium

What has three hearts, blue blood, and tastes with its skin? Hint: it’s headed to the New England Aquarium. Two giant Pacific octopuses will be at […]

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There’s a Seal in the Charles River

One of our educators spotted a seal in the Charles today! @NEAQ, @MassDFG any idea what would bring a seal this way? pic.twitter.com/EguOfkRgv8 — Museum […]

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How the New England Aquarium Averted a Sea Turtle Apocalypse

Number 520 is agitated. Scooped from a pool of tepid water by three young staffers on this steamy August morning, Number 520 flails and thrashes […]

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Le Laboratoire Cambridge Explores “The Trouble with Jellyfish”

For nearly a decade, Parisian-based think tank Le Laboratoire, founded by biomedical engineer and Harvard University professor David Edwards, has been an incubator for experiments, […]

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Bureo Makes Skateboards from Recycled Fishing Nets to Prevent Ocean Pollution

During peak season, tens of thousands of independent fishermen in Chile replace their plastic nets every week. Lacking the infrastructure to manage the waste, they […]

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This Seal’s a Stud

Can a 400-pound blubber-and-fur hottie woo the ladies of the New England Aquarium?

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New England Aquarium Volunteer Sings Parody of ‘Let It Go’ from Frozen

While the public might still be recovering from Idina Menzel’s “Let It Go” from the Disney movie Frozen, New England Aquarium volunteer Lauren Mack has created […]

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A Steam Pipe Burst, Shutting Down the New England Aquarium for the Day

The New England Aquarium shut its doors for the day on Wednesday after a steam pipe in the basement burst, causing a loud popping noise […]

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Visitors Experience Animal Encounters at New England Aquarium

At the New England Aquarium, you can not only see the animals, but also touch, feed, and even kiss them. While regular admission keeps you […]

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Follow Friday: The New England Aquarium

Follow Friday, At a Glance Connect with the New England Aquarium on social media:  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram  YouTube  Tumblr  Pinterest  Google+ As the New England Aquarium, a […]