Jon Kinson, Author at New England Aquarium

Articles by Jon Kinson

At the Aquarium - December 26, 2017
Giant Blue Lobster is a Quite a Catch

Boston's first ice sculpture of the holiday season, a 10-foot giant blue lobster, made its debut Tuesday afternoon at the New England Aquarium. ...

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Aquarium Animals - October 23, 2017
Not So Scary

Some animals at the Aquarium may have monstrous names, but they are more engrossing than gross! ...

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Aquarium Animals - September 25, 2017
Sea Jellies Roll to Level 2

With the spring opening of the Science of Sharks exhibit in the lower level of the West Wing, the Aquarium had to find new locations for many of the sea jellies that had been exhibited there. There...

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At the Aquarium - September 14, 2017
Free Lecture Series Focuses on Climate Change

Our free lecture series, which is focused this year on climate change, begins tonight at the Simons IMAX® Theatre with “Extreme Events and Climate Change: What We Know and What We Can Do,”...

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Aquarium Animals - June 29, 2017
Double the Fun of Live Animal Presentations

Beginning in July, Live Animal Presentations will be offered four times daily, at 10:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 2:15 p.m., and 3:15 p.m. in the Blue Planet Action Center. ...

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At the Aquarium - June 5, 2017
World Oceans Day Offers Waves of Learning

The seventh annual World Oceans Day Festival at the New England Aquarium celebrated and connected people to the vibrant community of ocean protectors ...

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At the Aquarium - May 8, 2017
Lots of Learning at Right Whale Festival

Families had a whale of a time at annual New England Right Whale Festival ...

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Education - April 5, 2017
Celebrate Whales, Oceans, and Science at the Aquarium

In the coming months, the New England Aquarium will be bursting with additional activity as it will host the New England Right Whale Festival and a World Oceans Day event and take part in the...

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Exhibit Galleries - January 12, 2017
Time For a Trim

About every eight weeks, a team at the Aquarium takes on the task of trimming the barbs on the rays in the Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank, making the rays safe for the viewing—and...

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Giant Ocean Tank - January 12, 2017
Retiring After 5,000-plus Dives

Retiring Aquarium diver Sherrie Floyd makes the last of her 5,000-plus dives before an audience of visitors and a large collection of her fellow Aquarium staffers. ...

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Aquarium Animals - January 4, 2017
Welcoming Tipper the Sea Lion

The Aquarium recently welcomed another sea lion to our marine mammal center. Four-year-old Tipper joins fellow sea lions Zoe and Sierra—all females—after most recently making her home at the...

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In the News - December 28, 2016
Frozen octopus takes hold of Front Plaza

Come see the 15,000-pound octopus ice sculpture that has our Front Plaza in its chilly grip. The icy representation of a giant Pacific octopus and its habitat was created for New Year’s revelers...

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