Caring for Seattle Aquarium creatures continues without visitors or volunteers

Published by The Seattle Times

Without 4,000 to 5,000 daily visitors or the steady stream of volunteers, the Seattle Aquarium is almost a ghost town compared to its usual humming self.

But no matter the level of activity in the aquarium’s public spaces, a core crew of staffers has to keep working to care for the facility’s creatures.

The crew of about 20 people are doing without the army of usual volunteers, said aquarium spokesman Tim Kuniholm.

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About the Seattle Aquarium
The Seattle Aquarium is one of Washington state’s leading environmental education and stewardship institutions, and the region’s gathering place for discussion and sharing information about marine conservation. It maintains a number of research initiatives in cooperation with federal, state, zoological and university partners. The Aquarium is located on Pier 59, at 1483 Alaskan Way.

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