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…

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