A Warm Welcome for the New Fur Seals

There's a lot to celebrate this holiday weekend at the Aquarium's New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center. Many of you learned on this earlier post that two new fur seals debuted on Friday! The gang showed Roxie and Taz a very warm welcome all around. Take a look!

As you can see, Ursula greeted her mom right away with the customary nose-to-nose hello. Baranov, Isaac and JD joined in with some swim-by greetings. And of course, Cordova, the noisiest of our fur seals, shouted her welcome.

Even local media was on hand for this exciting event! (See coverage from NECN, WHDH Channel 7, WCVB Channel 5 and the Boston Herald!)

Swing by the Aquarium during the July 4th weekend to see the newest additions to the fur seal exhibit. There are now seven sleek fur seals waiting to meet you...


  1. Wow! Welcome to the new seals Taz and Roxie!!!

  2. Lovely! Welcome to the new seals!

  3. I definitely need to come and visit the girls sometime! Before I became a keeper at the Queens Zoo, I used to volunteer at the NY Aquarium with Roxie, JD, Taz and Cordova and I was there on the day Ursula was born. =)


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