â€œIt wonâ€™t be so funny if he starts courting you,â€ said the intern. Meagan and I were laughing because a puffin had just hopped on her leg. We were taking part in the Puffin Encounter Tour, one of the programs offered by the Alaska Sea Life Center in Seward, Alaska. This particular hour long tour involved learning about the sea birds on display and then getting a chance to interact and feed the birds. Apparently, feeding the puffins is serious business as the seemingly harmless birds can bite extremely hard; although there are two expert interns there to protect you.
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The Alaska Sea Life Center
June 30, 2009 – 12:01 am
By Craig Johnson | Posted in Alaska, Did you know?, North America, USA | Also tagged Alaska, alaska sea life center, animal rehabilitation, animal rescue, conservation, exxon valdez, oil spills, sea lions, sea otters, seward | Comments (2)