Month: December 2017

Beluga Rescue Collaboration: December 5, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

As reported by Ray Molnar, Mystic Aquarium’s Senior Trainer of Cetaceans and Pinnipeds December 5: After a long flight to Anchorage, Alaska and a 2.5 hour drive I finally made it to Seward, Alaska on November 25. Once I arrived I immediately went to the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) to meet Tyonek and my coworkers for the next three weeks. I am honored to be part of this collaborative effort in caring for an endangered Cook Inlet beluga... MORE »

Beluga Rescue Collaboration: November 20-27, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

As reported by Kathryn Justice, Mystic Aquarium’s Trainer of Cetaceans and Pinnipeds NOVEMBER 20-27, 2017: My third and final week at the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) was a transitional period; during which I have said goodbye to a few colleagues and welcomed yet other new ones. As it has been with my entire experience, I continued to be excited by the opportunity to learn from the knowledge and skill set that each trainer brought to this... MORE »