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A visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium is a must – it’s beautiful, fascinating and fun.   Monday morning Amelia was at work there, Crew stayed at the house, and I got to explore the Aquarium.

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First I went to watch the otters.

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Then it was feeding time at The Open Sea.   The people standing in front give you some perspective of the size of this gigantic tank.

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The little sardines were fed the day I visited, but the big fish – and sea turtles – were also in the mix.

Then I was off to my favorite – the jellies.  I find them mesmerizing.

And exquisitely beautiful.

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I especially like the delicate white ones – all frilly lace and silky translucence.

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Another favorite exhibit of mine is The Secret Lives of Seahorses.  They are so tiny and fragile looking.

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And so unusual.  This is a leafy seadragon or Glauert’s seadragon.  Great camouflage! 

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Such a special place to visit. 

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4 thoughts on “Monterey Bay Aquarium

  1. I love aquariums as well. This one is a really good one. I find all that underwater life mesmerizing as well.
    PS> Last year I visited the Atlanta Aquarium; amazing as well.

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