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Marine Science Sunday: An Ocean Feast
The Marine Mammal Center

Marine Science Sunday:

An Ocean Feast!

The Marine Mammal Center

Sunday, November 12 and November 26 from 10am-4pm

FREE admission!

California sea lion eating salmon

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month for Marine Science Sunday - a FREE engaging ocean-inspired classroom series from our education experts.

This month we celebrate Thanksgiving by highlighting the amazing feeding and hunting strategies of marine mammals! Find out about how orcas have learned together to wash seals off the ice in Antarctica, humpback whales use bubbles to trap fish and otters use tools to crack open their favorite foods!



Program Summary

 

  • FREE Classroom Programs: An Ocean Feast- 12 PM and 2 PM  (1 hour sessions)

    Join Adam Ratner, Guest Experience Manager and Animal Care Volunteer at The Marine Mammal Center for for an interactive presentation on the amazing feeding abilities of marine mammals, featuring dolphins, otters and whales!  Sessions are held in the Center's classroom at 12pm and 2pm. A great complement to the Docent-led Tour!

  • Docent-led Tours* - 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM

    Learn fascinating facts about seals and sea lions from our education experts while seeing exhibits and patient viewing areas. (*Small fee applies, it helps our patients!).  

Book a Docent-Led Tour!


Quiz

Can't make this month's Marine Science Sunday? Test your knowledge of marine mammals with our short quiz
(answers at the bottom of the page - no cheating now!):

  • What two marine mammals have been found to use tools to help them hunt and eat?
  • Who is the top predator in the ocean?
  • What resource does The Marine Mammal Center use to make sure we are only feeding our patients sustainable seafood?

 



Extra Stuff!

Click here
for directions to The Marine Mammal Center.  

Click here for details about other Marine Science Sundays and events.

The next Marine Science Sunday topic is Seal and Sea Lion Superstars of 2017! and will be held on Sunday, December 10 and 24.

Questions? Please contact the Education Department at edu@tmmc.org



Quiz Answers...

1) Sea Otters and Bottlenose Dolphins, 2) the Orca, or Killer Whale 3) Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program

..how did you do?



Date:
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Address:
2000 Bunker Road
Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA 94965
United States

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