Remembering Elfin

Since sharing an update on rescued sea otter Elfin’s health, we have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of kind words and fond memories shared by Vancouver Aquarium members, visitors, employees, and volunteers....

Along Came Elfin

From the moment he arrived as a young pup at Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre in October 2001, sea otter Elfin quickly found a way into the hearts of his new caregivers by “grooming” the staff’s jackets...

Rescued Sea Otters Pups Meet Tanu

Late last year, the Vancouver Aquarium welcomed three rescued sea otter pups Rialto, Mak, and Kunik. And last week – for the first time ever – the pups were introduced to an adult otter. Tanu, a 12-year-old res...

New Rescue Centre Hospital

The care provided to patients at Canada’s leading marine mammal rescue facility has gone up another notch, as the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, presented by the Port of Vancouver, opens its ne...

Rialto Right On Track

Since the arrival of rescued sea otter pup Rialto we’ve had multiple confessions of a not-so-secret obsession with watching our baby otter cam. If you’ve been watching Rialto grow over the last little while, yo...

Rehab Animals Released and Tracked

It was another busy summer season at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, presented by Port Metro Vancouver, with more than 160 seal pups, a fur seal, a sea lion and a green sea turtle treated on...

Animal Rescues: Going International

Entanglement by marine debris is a serious issue plaguing California and Steller sea lions along the west coast of North America. Ghost fishing gear, including nets and ropes, and discarded trash such as the...