Your favorite creatures on video
Before your next trip to the Aquarium, catch a sneak preview of our sea otters, river otters, giant Pacific octopus, puffins and others with our collection of YouTube videos. Check back often—we’ll be posting new videos regularly!
Sea Otters (Adaa, Lootas, Aniak and Sekiu) Reunited
When a sea otter pup is born, the mom naturally separates herself and her pup away from larger more dominant males. At the Seattle Aquarium we provided Aniak and her pup, Sekiu with the same opportunity for some solitude.
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River Otters having some Halloween fun!
As part of the Aquarium's Halloween activities, we provide special enrichment toys for our river otters which includes a carved pumpkin filled with treats!
Male Cuttlefish Displays Color Change
A male cuttlefish shows off his color changing abilities.
Octopus Release of Mayhem, February 2012
Watch as diver Katie helps release Mayhem the octopus into Puget Sound, underneath the Seattle Aquarium. With help from Heidi the interpreter, this is a very exciting and educational video.
Puffin Feeding Frenzy: Birds flying underwater!
Tufted puffins and common murres diving for food at the Seattle Aquarium.
Sea Urchin Flipping + Sea Stars Creeping (tube feet!)
Both Sea Stars, like the sunflower star featured here, and Sea Urchins are members of the same phylum (echinodermata!) - one of the main things they have in common, is that they both have awesome tube feet! See them live and up close at the Seattle Aquarium.