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Lunchtime in the shorebirds exhibit is not for the faint of heart! Learn more about mealtimes for the plovers, terns, skimmers and more: http://galleries.neaq.org/2016/02/lunchtime-with-shorebirds.html

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The New England Aquarium will close at 2 p.m. today (2/8) due to the winter storm. Apologies for any inconvenience, check our website for help planning your next visit. Please be safe out there! 

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We just shared a picture of Commander in the snow, +Jim Carver and +Cindy Marie Lemons. Thought you would enjoy to see how this big fella fared in the snow storm!
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See what's happening in the Sea of Cortez exhibit.

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Right +Hudson Ansley? The rockmovers snuggle down in the gravel at night for protection. 
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These are the cutest baby fish you'll see all day.
They may not be warm and fuzzy, but you'll feel warm and fuzzy after seeing the new babies in the Yawkey Coral Reef Center. And if you haven't been bowled over because of all the cute, these baby boxfishes will endear themselves to you once your hear about their journey.
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Here come the loggerhead sea turtles.
Nine more turtles are on their way to the Animal Care Center today—including eight of the larger loggerheads. The season continues to break records with latest live admissions of Kemp's ridley and loggerhead turtles. Not only is the timing of this season unusual, this is our second-largest ...
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Awe how cute!!
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From tragic stories of right whale deaths to warm and fuzzy stories of penguin chicks, check out our list of most popular posts on social media and our blogs.

Pictures and posts here: http://news.neaq.org/2015/12/2015-superlatives-see-whos-most-popular.html #bestof2015 #ocean #animals 
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such cute eyes!!!
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We came through yesterday's snow storm just fine and are once again open regular hours (9a – 5p today).

In fact, our animals were completely unfazed—either enjoying their tropical exhibits inside or at one with the wintry weather. Commander the Northern fur seal, with some of the thickest fur in the animal kingdom, wondered what all the fuss was about.
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Here's what the baby seahorses looked like back in September. See how much they've grown!

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It takes about 9 months for baby lined seahorses to grow to full size. So you can imagine that the young'uns born this past September are already well on their way to adulthood. Let's take a walk down memory lane to see how these amazing creatures have grown over the past few months!
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SOOO cute!!! 
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I almost missed it penguins rock but cats r my fave
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Jump!
It's time you learn more about little blue penguins—the world's smallest species of penguin: http://bit.ly/littlebluepenguin

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Soooo teeny tiny!!!!!!
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Boston's first ice sculpture of the holiday season is none other than Myrtle the turtle—queen of the Giant Ocean Tank!

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The ‪#‎penguins‬ just finished their breakfast and now the divers are in the water feeding the loggerhead ‪#‎turtles‬. Next up, the fur ‪#‎seals‬ are getting their morning meal in a few minutes.

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1 Central Wharf Boston, MA 02110
1 Central WharfUSMassachusettsBoston02110
(617) 973-5200neaq.org
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Founded in 1969, the New England Aquarium is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. The Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with more than 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource.
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A giant glass tank spiraled by a multilevel walkway is the main draw at this waterfront attraction.- Google
"I liked this aquarium because they had penguins, seals, and sea lions."
"Whale watching was great wish we saw more whales though..good times."
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Cheryl Day
a month ago
Penguin exhibit was fun to see. At the top of the tank we were on time to watch the feedings and learn about the species they had. Interesting info on the turtles. When we visit a new place, we like to go to their aquarium. Glad we went!
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Patrick Flowers
2 months ago
This is an absolute must see in Boston we loved all the different species of underwater life the sea turtles were absolutely huge the seal display on the outside was hilarious you can watch them as they were sleeping upside down they were so playful when they woke up I would go back here in a heartbeat our kids really loved it.
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wetto sanchez
3 weeks ago
A fun place to spend the day. There's large animals like sea lions and penguins located both inside and outside. There is an abundance of small fish inside. Nothing was overly crowded and it was generally a fun experience.
Ryan St. Germain
4 months ago
Pretty lame for the money it costs. They don't even have sharks. It appears as if the place is using the Penguins as their "Featured" exhibit. If you like walking around and looking fish after fish after fish in displays, then this place is for you. If you are going to see more exciting exhibits then go to the Baltimore aquarium in Maryland. In the end though the money you are spending also goes to a good cause so don't feel too ripped off.
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David Eggert
2 months ago
Overall, this is very pricey for a surprisingly lackluster aquarium. We visited on a busy summer day, which meant standing in a twenty minute line outside before making it to the understaffed, disorganized ticket windows. Once inside, the lack of any defined crowd flow paths means that on busy days it becomes extremely congested, with people trying to walk in every direction, making movement and the viewing of exhibits difficult. The exhibits themselves are quite limited, consisting mainly of small aquariums for different species of fish. The most prominent attractions are the penguin colonies and the multilevel cylindrical tank which houses the sea turtles, among various fish. The seal and sea lion habitats are limited and not a particular draw. If you can get a discount and visit on a quiet day, it might be worth visiting, but for full price, even the most ardent sea life enthusiast is going to be disappointed.
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Mats Gefvert
a week ago
Very impressive. It takes at least half a day to see all the exhibits and all the events. The staff seemed very knowledgeable. A little expensive, yes, but I'd say it's worth it.
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a month ago
I liked this aquarium because they had penguins, seals, and sea lions. I am not usually interested in the smaller fish in the tanks, so I appreciated the larger animals.
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Todd Hammond
2 months ago
Loved the place, but I love all aquariums. They need to limit the amount of people they let in.. on the day we went, it was so crowded and noisy, that is wasn't that fun. (actually pretty miserable)