Month: March 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Dear Friend: Much is happening and I want to share this update with you. Last Saturday I was very pleased to welcome His Excellency, Antonio Gutteres, the ninth Secretary General of the United Nations, to Mystic Aquarium. The Secretary General was very interested in discussing issues related to mass extinction which is very timely given the opening of our new exhibit on dinosaurs. His Excellency, Antonio Gutteres, the ninth... MORE »

Monday, March 26, 2018

In January of 2018, Mystic Aquarium veterinarians, stranding staff and researchers joined colleagues from Tufts, MIT, UConn and IFAW among others, and headed out to Monomoy Island off Chatham, Cape Cod to gather health data on grey seal pups. Among the swabs and samples collected to screen for influenza, blood samples were taken for immune function testing and genetic research to be carried out by Mystic Aquarium researchers. Day 1: To... MORE »