7/1/09

#134: The fur seals' new home opens today!

Today the Aquarium's brand new New Balance Marine Mammal Center opens to the public! The seals are doing great in their new space and it will be fun to see their reaction to visitors coming to see them. Cordova, in particular, likes to follow people as they walk past the shallow wading pool. Here are some photos of the new space:





The new center has been getting a lot of attention in the press. The seals have been spreading the word all over TV and radio. We already posted a great video from NECN. Here's a clip from WBZ.com's Radiovision. This photo of Justin was in the Metro yesterday.

Plus, this story about the New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center's fitness mission and the Move It! theme program appeared in the Associated Press and was picked up in many other sources. Come on down to the Aquarium and see the seals in their new space!

Here's a photo slide show of the new space!



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3 comments:

  1. The new MMC is BEAUTIFUL! I hope I can see it someday. The seals look beautiful as well :)

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  2. pinnipedobsessionJuly 7, 2009 at 4:04 PM

    Can't wait to come!!

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  3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSGdv5GIvoQ

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