Newest Vet Fellow Has it Going On

“Overachiever” is an understatement when describing Dr. Karisa Tang, the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre’s newest veterinary fellow. Her resume reads like a where’s where of the animal care world. But ...

Amazon Birds Tantalize the Senses

Squawk!  Chirp, chirp. Tweet. Without turning her head, Aquarium biologist Sara Given knows which of the Amazon birds is calling. Gus and Ollie, the hyacinth macaws, are loud and boisterous; the double yello...

Staring Contest: Human vs. Caiman

“Are they real?” is a question Jennifer D., assistant manager of Interpretive Delivery, hears often beside the yacare caiman exhibit in the Graham Amazon Gallery. After all, the crocodilians in front of them do...

Narwhal Research 2015: Shark Tagging

Narwhal sightings have been sporadic, and to date, none have been tagged; however, narwhals are not the only species that have been the subject of our attention. Greenland sharks are very large, slow moving ...

Looking Out for Each Other Like Family

“The Aquarium is my second home. That’s how I see it,” says Robert Ivanovski, security supervisor at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre.  He is just one of the many Aquarium employees that have suppor...