Month: February 2018

Beluga Rescue Collaboration: February 4 – February 9, 2018

Saturday, February 10, 2018

As reported by Carey Richard, Mystic Aquarium’s Supervisor of Cetaceans and Pinnipeds February 4: Super Bowl Sunday!! Go Patriots!  It’s another good day with Tyonek.  It’s getting more challenging to think of new and exciting enrichment to do with him.  Today I played “rock band” for him; banging on a Rubbermaid container like a drum, while singing the Star Wars theme into a tube that was in the water.  Also playing him some... MORE »

Beluga Rescue Collaboration: January 29- February 3, 2018

Sunday, February 4, 2018

As reported by Carey Richard, Mystic Aquarium’s Supervisor of Cetaceans and Pinnipeds January 29: I arrived in Seward after a long flight and overnight stay in Anchorage.  The ride to Seward looked a lot different than it did the last time I was here.  It was dark until about 8:30AM and there is so much snow!  When I was here in October, the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) staff told us that as the snow moved down the mountain tops it made... MORE »