We arrived at the aquarium and were treated by vikings and a walrus.
Emmerson was SO excited to finally see a narwhal tusk up close. It was over 2 meters in length and looked like something magical! We learned that the tusk has a lot of nerves in it and can possible be used to detect temperature and pressure changes.
This lumpfish was ridiculous.
They have a moon jelly breeding area. It was neat to see all the 2 week old baby moon jellies.
What a setup!
In the reptile and amphibian section we saw the elusive Florida soft-shell turtle!
A Blue tongued skink.
A LOT of brittle stars!
The tunnel tank was pretty amazing. The only sharks in the aquarium were bamboo sharks.
Outside there were seals, sea lions, walrus and polar bears!
The walrus was very entertaining. He was swimming laps and doing streamline pushoffs!
We stood here and watched a long time as he swam his laps.
A walrus family. The babies were ADORABLE!
They have two polar bears. We watched them play with their daily enrichment toys.
Then they went swimming. We raced to the windows to get a closer look.
The arctic foxes were super cute too.
We ended with the jellyfish tanks.
And the hippocamps, seahorses! They even had a leafy sea dragon, one of my favorite creatures!
We ran a few errands, did laundry and had a long swim in the pool (no rain) tonight.