Even Adorable Seal Pups Can Bite

Seal pupping season is in full swing and the Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre already has seven seal pup patients in their care. Community involvement plays an important role in seal pup rescues...

Timbit: First Seal Pup Patient of 2016

It's the beginning of seal pupping season along British Columbia's coast and the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre rescued their first seal pup patient, Timbit. Timbit, a tiny male pup estimated...

Comber Continues His Incredible Journey

When Comber, a rescued green sea turtle, was found on a beach near Tofino on a cold January day, it was clear he’d already been on an epic journey. Now, he’s ready for the next leg. After months of recovery ...

Honouring “Dr. Dave”

From our iconic beluga whales to newer additions, such as Chester, the false killer whale, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre has been lucky to host many memorable mammals over the years. Likewise, we’...

Rescued Seal Becomes Special Cargo

The journey from rescue to release has been a long one for Nadia Comaneci. The seal pup was found stranded near Prince Rupert last summer, and, at just over 5 kilograms, was one of the smallest of the 144 se...

Our Mission as a Marine Science Centre

Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is a conservation organization that Canadians look to for science and facts on important issues. Every now and then we feel the need to clarify inaccurate messages being...

Rescued Sea Turtle Found Far From Home

A green sea turtle is warming up — very slowly — at the Vancouver Marine Science Centre after being found far from its home range in the warm waters off Hawaii or Mexico. The sea turtle was found on Jan. 23 ...