Tiny Male Otter Pup Patient in our Care

A tiny male sea otter pup — estimated to be just two to four weeks old — is now in 24-hour care at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, after concerned members of the public found it swimming alo...

Meet Mak and Kunik

These have been challenging days at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre. Much of our focus is on beluga Aurora’s care; it's also on the tremendous amount of love and support being sent our way after th...

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’...

Remembering Wally

From the moment Wally arrived at our Marine Mammal Rescue Centre in October 2013 his story resonated with visitors, supporters and members of the public. Found on a Tofino beach suffering from gunshot wounds...

A Sea Otter Celebration

Our rescued sea otter Wally sure has his share of fans, but it’s not every day that he gets a special visit from a group of birthday girls bearing a very generous gift. From left: Ariana Maxon, Ava Yip, Ber...
Sea Otter Awareness Week at the Vancouver Aquarium

A Sensible Article on Sea Otter Senses

Are you one of the 21 million people who have viewed the sea otters holding hands video at the Vancouver Aquarium?  There is so much more to sea otters than being fuzzy floating narcoleptics. During the Vancouv...