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  • SEA Days: Whale Tales

    Written by: Marissa Mangelli, Volunteer Programs Assistant Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science,…

  • Whale Watching: A ‘Mega’ Dolphin Encounter

    By Kate Jirik, aquarium naturalist A strange, mirror-like haze hangs over the horizon. Shimmering patterns of reflected light remind me of the images that filmmakers use to depict distant landscapes in…

Scripps Institution of Oceanography UC San Diego