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April 14, 2012 4:47 PM   Subscribe

Fishbowl, live cam at the Blue Cavern, Aquarium of the Pacific. Live cams at explore.org: Moon jellyfish | tropical reef live cam.

Other films and live cams from the explore.org site:

Baby Beluga

polar bears: siku cam 1

Northern lights cam

Santa Monica beach sunset live cam
posted by nickyskye (8 comments total) 34 users marked this as a favorite

 
ooo I'm having a little pouty fit here "I want to be scuba diving right now!" (stamps foot)
posted by 5_13_23_42_69_666 at 5:51 PM on April 14, 2012


There are random moments where I feel like the only thing I want/need is to spend the rest of my life in an aquarium-walled room, supine, with "An Ending (Ascent)" on loop.
posted by Pope Xanax IV at 6:13 PM on April 14, 2012 [2 favorites]


I could watch the moon jellies for hours.
posted by fshgrl at 6:54 PM on April 14, 2012 [1 favorite]


That camera of the Blue Cavern does not even come close to doing it justice. This video gives you some sense of the scale. Three stories tall, and when you're right up next to the glass, it's disorienting -- you feel as if you're under water.
posted by mark242 at 7:05 PM on April 14, 2012 [1 favorite]


We have something like this in the Birch Aquarium in San Diego. Just sitting quietly for awhile, with the sea, speaks to my heart.
posted by SPrintF at 7:15 PM on April 14, 2012


Oooh, the sunset one is pretty this very minute.
posted by nickyskye at 7:19 PM on April 14, 2012


Full screen, full screen.
posted by louche mustachio at 8:53 PM on April 14, 2012


I only got to this lst night after the aquarium was closed, and the lights were turned off. It was deeply relaxing, a good suggestion that it was time for beddy byes - especially with the Eno song linked to by the eponymous Pope Xanax IV, above.
posted by not_that_epiphanius at 9:49 AM on April 15, 2012


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