How to Train Your Turtle

Athena holds a target to help her feed the pig-nosed turtle (not pictured). A turtle is no dragon, so right off the bat Athena Csuzdi, a biologist at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, has that go...

Pig-nosed and “Quirky”

Having a rough day? Forget Zen meditation. Come see the pig-nosed turtle (Carettochelys insculpta) instead. She’ll hypnotize you into a calmer state. Watch her below. Alexis T., guest services representative...
Pig-nosed turtle, Vancouver Aquarium

Meet the Pig-Nosed Turtle

It’s a pig, it’s a turtle – it’s a pig-nosed turtle! Meet one of the newest aquatic animal additions to the Vancouver Aquarium. Located in the New Guinea exhibit in our recently expanded space, this strange-loo...