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Get to know the Shark Lagoon!

Content provided by Derek Balsillie of Aquarium of the Pacific  The Aquarium of the Pacific is a nonprofit educational institution with the goal of creating awareness and inspiring respect for the ocean and its inhabitants. Sharks are one of the most misunderstood marine animals and are facing devastating threats. By allowing people to come close to


CamOp Photo Winners of February!

Once again, these cam ops have blown us away with amazing snapshots from the live cams! We are so lucky to have such dedicated volunteers not only operate the cameras but also take these beautiful photos to share with the community. Please see February’s photo winners below! First Place:  Meet Seth by CamOp Holly Runner

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Find zen in our new redwood soundscape

Welcome to our latest experiment in relaxation, Zen Den live cams enhanced by original musical and sonic compositions. Since these selected cams don’t normally have audio, we’re laying down these soundscapes to take you to new places of meditation. Take a look below at a short highlight from the Redwood River Cam.


Chill out with new explore cam soundscapes

At explore we like to change things up, add new features, and try out exciting ideas. Our latest experiment is a series of Zen Den live cams set to original compositions by talented artists. Since these selected cams don’t normally have audio, we felt soundscapes would enhance your chill out. Take a look below at

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Penguin Chick Live Chat with Aquarium of the Pacific

The Aquarium of the Pacific recently announced the birth of a fluffy Magellanic Penguin chick, and explore brings you to its nursery nest cam live! To celebrate this new arrival, the Aquarium will host a live chat with marine animal expert Dudley Wigdahl this Wednesday at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET.

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