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Digging deep during Sound Conversations with Jeff Renner

Digging deep during Sound Conversations with Jeff Renner

Emmy-award-winning producer of science documentaries Jeff Renner recently hosted the first of our 2017 Sound Conversations events, devoted to Rialto the rescued sea otter and the Seattle Aquarium’s partnership with The Seattle Times in telling the amazing story of his rehabilitation. 

Caring for Rialto

Caring for Rialto takes a lot of time and energy! Here’s what a daily shift consists of:


Stranded sea otter pup transferred to the Seattle Aquarium for rehabilitation

In early August, a sea otter pup was reported stranded on Rialto Beach, on the outer coast of Washington state. A male, the pup was estimated to be about three weeks old and was in critical condition; very thin and weak.

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