Vanessa Kahn, Author at New England Aquarium

Articles by Vanessa Kahn

Aquarium Animals - June 18, 2020
A Tribute to Dads

This Father's Day, we'd like to appreciate some of our favorite aquatic dads. ...

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Aquarium Animals - February 13, 2020
Anaconda Checkup!

Two of our three adult anacondas had their yearly checkups. Just like all the animals at the Aquarium, these reptiles get excellent medical care from our veterinary staff. ...

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Aquarium Animals - January 31, 2020
New Residents in the Giant Ocean Tank

We just welcomed four new fishes into our Giant Ocean Tank! A scrawled filefish, yellowtail parrotfish, spotfin butterfly fish, and great barracuda were part of a transport on Thursday afternoon. ...

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Beyond the Aquarium - December 30, 2019
Resolutions for a Zero-Waste Year

Time to start working on your "waste"-line... It's that time of year again when we reflect on the year behind us and resolve to change undesired behaviors, accomplish personal goals, or improve life...

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Beyond the Aquarium - October 15, 2019
Measuring Microplastics in Boston Harbor

You can't manage what you can't measure! That's why the New England Aquarium is teaming up with Draper and the Environmental Protection Agency to measure microplastics in local waters. ...

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Aquarium Animals - August 30, 2019
Laborers at the Aquarium

The New England Aquarium is home to cleaner animals, builder animals, and groomer animals that work around the clock to keep tanks healthy! Labor Day is a time to celebrate the hard work and...

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Aquarium Animals - August 2, 2019
Three African Penguin Chicks Debut!

You may remember hearing about our three African penguin chicks in June when they got weighed as part of their daily care. Well these charming chicks are all grown up and ready to flee the nest! ...

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Aquarium Animals - August 2, 2019
Snacktime for Sharks!

Get an up-close look at these hungry sharks! ...

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In the News - July 31, 2019
Right Whales Celebrated at Statehouse

Our life-size inflatable right whale, Calvin, visited the Massachusetts Statehouse in celebration of the SAVE Right Whales Act. ...

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Aquarium Animals - July 12, 2019
Shark and Ray Awareness Day!

July 14th is shark and ray awareness day. You can watch and learn about sharks and rays all throughout the New England Aquarium! ...

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Sea Turtle Rescue - July 11, 2019
Successful Release of Six Sea Turtles

It was a summertime send-off on Cape Cod on Wednesday as six rehabilitated sea turtles were successfully released back into the wild. ...

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