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Pinnipeds wow visitors

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 30th, 2013

Max, the Oregon Coast Aquarium’s 480-pound male California sea lion, struts his stuff during the grand opening of the aquarium’s remodeled pinniped exhibit on Saturday. The three sea lions and six seals had been out of public sight since construction on the exhibit began in late January. The remodeled display increased viewing areas to allow an additional 100 people to watch feeding sessions. (Photo by Jo Wienert)

A 16-year vision became a reality last Saturday as the Oregon Coast Aquarium unveiled a $500,000 makeover of its seal and sea lion exhibit.

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