Learn about octopuses at two virtual events this month

Lightning Talks: Octopuses 
Thursday, February 18, 6pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Join us to learn more about everyone’s favorite three-hearted, blue-blooded animal: the octopus! These amazing animals will be the stars of a series of fascinating, five-minute talks from octopus experts speaking on topics ranging from octopus research and conservation to their lives and care. You’ll come away from this event as enthralled with octopuses as our guest speakers are!

Registration will close at 4pm PST on February 18. By registering, you'll receive a direct link to the broadcast after 4pm on the day of the event. Register now: SeattleAquarium.org/events/lightning-talks-octopuses.

Ask the Seattle Aquarium: Octopuses  
Thursday, February 25, 10:30am PST

Ever wonder what it takes to feed an octopus? Join Seattle Aquarium staff as they answer your questions about these fascinating cephalopods—plus, enjoy footage of our octopus habitat and watch a feeding of Kraken, our giant Pacific octopus! Catch it streaming live on YouTube: youtube.com/watch?v=ojP6xcvWJZw.

Don’t forget, you can now visit Kraken the octopus and his friends live at the Seattle Aquarium. We’re open daily, 9:30am-6pm. Advance ticket purchase and masks required. Learn more at seattleaquarium.org/tickets.

About the Seattle Aquarium
Founded in 1977 and located on Pier 59 in the heart of Seattle, Washington, the nonprofit Seattle Aquarium serves as the largest platform for ocean conservation and engagement in the Pacific Northwest. With a mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment, it leads educational, conservation and regional research initiatives for a healthier planet. A thriving and vibrant Aquarium is a key part of Seattle. Help secure the Aquarium for years to come by donating to the Resilience Fund at www.seattleaquarium.org/donate.

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Tim Kuniholm
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