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Our Hero Daisy

Small but mighty, harbour porpoise Daisy changed lives around her from the day of her rescue almost nine years ago. Just one month old when she stranded on August 26, 2008, Daisy taught our veterinary and animal care staff much about her elusive species and about the skills and techniques required for successful cetacean rescue. […]

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Porpoise Research Used In Vaquita Rescue Plan

An ambitious emergency plan to help save the vaquita porpoise from vanishing from the northern Gulf of California includes research gathered from harbour porpoises at Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre. The rarest cetacean on the planet, the vaquita is now thought to be on the brink of extinction. VaquitaCPR (Conservation, Protection and Recovery) is an […]

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Remembering Jack

Every animal rehabilitated at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre holds a special place in the hearts of the Rescue Centre team, Vancouver Aquarium veterinary staff, employees, volunteers, members and visitors. The few animals that can’t be released become part of the family at the Vancouver Aquarium and take up an even bigger piece […]

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