When we began planning our 3 1/2 day trip to Atlanta, the Georgia Aquarium was at the very top of our “must see” list.  After visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium (as recently as last summer) and the Shedd Aquarium (although it’s been a few years), we just had to see the largest aquarium in the western […]

Like most of the animals at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the sea otters are rescued animals that can no longer survive in the wild.  They have always been my favorite exhibit at the aquarium. The good news about photographing sea otters at the aquarium is that you can get closer than in the wild.  The […]

In the wild, the bell of the Pacific sea nettle can grow to be more than a yard in diameter.  At the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the largest sea nettle is smaller than that. On Today’s Date in the Past: Caught Red-Lipped Skinny Rule #1:  Drink a LOT of Water  

A bird splashes in the water at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.  Anyone know what kind of bird this is? On Today’s Date in the Past: Brown and Sprinkles Princess on Her Perch

From the first time I saw jelly fish dancing like fried eggs with long vermicelli legs next to our ferry as we chugged across the English Channel from France, I have been fascinated by them.  Lucky for me the Monterey Bay Aquarium has an entire jelly section.  Big jellies, small jellies, moon jellies, upside-down jellies, […]