Photos

  • Packing in with the Sardines

    Your first memory of sardines may be from playing the game as a kid. This version of hide-and-seek makes players hide in a small space together, packed like sardines in a can.…

  • Seadragons, Part 6: Leafy Seadragons

    By Leslee Matsushige, aquarium co-creator Our first excursion after arriving in Adelaide was to Victor Harbor – about 80 km (~50 miles) south on the coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula – to dive at Rapid…

  • Seadragons, Part 4: The Importance of this Trip

    By Leslee Matsushige, aquarium co-curator Each day I’m in Australia, I realize just how important this trip is for Birch Aquarium at Scripps and for me, personally. Our aquarists have learned a…

  • Grays, Fins, and Humpbacks – Oh My!

    In the past few weeks, we’ve seen a few whale species other than grays off San Diego. A favorite is the fin whale. The second largest animal on our planet today…

  • Boundless Energy construction on schedule

    Construction is progressing well for our Boundless Energy exhibit, opening this summer. Crews have outlined all of the major exhibit sections and have begun to install the physical components. Check out…

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