Tagged: aquarium

a seven-armed sea star

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George, two madreporites and all, surrounded by sea stars galore. (photo at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA)

Ice-cold water shocked my hand as it breached the shallow tank’s surface. A rainbow of colors glittered up through gentle currents. Diverse sea animals carpeted the basin, unaware of the crowd eager to feel their spiny skin or soft tentacles. 

There at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s touch tanks, I fell in love with a cerulean-colored sea star. The bright blue wasn’t what caught my eye, though.  Continue reading

Re-experiencing Monterey.

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from http://flickr.com/arya0127 || shark tank spectators

Monterey is a city I associate closely with my childhood memories, since it was extremely often that my family and I would drive South of our home near San Francisco to explore the natural beauty of this beachside area.

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