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Mystic Aquarium Mourns Beluga Whale’s Passing

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) – Mystic Aquarium staff and visitors are mourning the loss of a 33-year-old female beluga whale that died after a prolonged respiratory illness. Aquarium officials say Naku the beluga died Saturday night […]

03/11/2014

Harp Seal (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Mystic Aquarium to Release Rescued Harp Seal in RI

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) _ Mystic Aquarium officials say they will release a rescued harp seal on Charlestown Breachway State Beach in Rhode Island. The 1- to 2-year-old seal will be released at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. […]

07/10/2013

African penguin chicks, Purple Red, front right, and Purple Gray, back left, pass by adult penguin Red Blue as the chicks take their first swim at the Roger Tory Peterson Penguin Pavilion on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Mystic Aquarium. Photo Credit: Abigail Pheiffer/Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Penguins Take First Swim

Two young Mystic Aquarium penguins took the plunge for the first time today.

05/09/2013

Screen capture of a basking shark. (Credit: marinebio.org)

Dead Basking Shark Washes Ashore In R.I.

A 28-foot-long dead basking shark has washed ashore on a Rhode Island beach.

04/28/2013

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African Penguin Wears Wetsuit Until Feathers Grow Back

A penguin at the Mystic Aquarium is sporting a custom-designed neopreme wetsuit.

01/24/2013

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Mystic Penguins Hang Out With Huskies

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ A couple of penguins from Africa spent the day hanging out in UConn territory _ at Gampel Pavilion to be specific. Erin Merz, a spokeswoman for Mystic Aquarium, says the penguins, […]

11/15/2012

Photo Credit: Mystic Seaport/Facebook

Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Mystic Seaport, Mystic

Make a day trip to Mystic Seaport to become engulfed in all of the unique gems this town has to offer.

09/15/2012

Stellar sea lion,  Kodiak (Courtesy Mystic Aquarium)

Mystic Aquarium’s Stellar Sea Lion Dead At Age 15

Mystic Aquarium says Kodiak, its 15-year-old Stellar sea lion, was euthanized Friday.

08/10/2012

A humpback whale washed up on Lords Point in Stonington July 23, 2012.  Photo courtesy of Mystic Aquarium spokesperson Erin Merz.

Humpback Whale Washes Up On Stonington Beach

A dead humpback whale has washed up on a beach in Stonington.

07/23/2012

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Trainer Bitten Feeding Sea Lion

A trainer at Mystic Aquarium has been taken to the hospital after she was bitten by a sea lion during a public feeding demonstration.

10/10/2011

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