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Marine Science Sunday: Animals of the Arctic
The Marine Mammal Center

Marine Science Sunday:

Animals of the Arctic

The Marine Mammal Center

Sunday, January 13 and 27 10am-4pm

FREE admission!

A walrus

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 the animals that are the champions of the cold: Animals of the Arctic. We recommend teaming our free classroom program with a Guided tours at 11am, 1pm or 3pm for a truly immersive marine mammal experience. Read on for more info... 

Program Summary
  • FREE Classroom Programs: Animals of the Arctic- 12 PM and 2 PM (45-minute sessions)

    Join Adam Ratner, marine biologist and animal care volunteer at The Marine Mammal Center, for an interactive presentation on the amazing animals that live in the Arctic. Adam will talk about animals such as walruses, narwhals, hooded seals, bowhead whales and polar bears - what they eat, where they live and how they survive those f - f - f - f - f - freezing temperatures. Sessions are held in the Center's classroom at 12pm and 2pm. A great compliment to the guided tour!

  • Guided 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!


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

  • Which arctic animal can live more than 200 years?
  • Who lives in the ocean and has a 9’ tooth protruding from its face?
  • What baby is born with a mustache and weighing 100 lbs?
  • What part of the world is most impacted by climate change?


Extra Stuff!

Click here
for directions to The Marine Mammal Center.  

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

Feburary's Marine Science Sunday theme is Marine Mammal Parents and Pups and will be held on Sunday, February 10 and 24.

Questions? Please contact the Education Department at

Quiz Answers...

1) Bowhead whale, 2) Narwhal, 3) Walrus, 4) The Arctic did you do?

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

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