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Connect with the Ocean and its Marine Friends!

With Ocean Connections
Posted at 10:31 AM, Sep 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-08 11:31:07-04

Why did the Sea Lion go to the Tupperware party? Because he wanted a tight seal! Why should you go check out the Milwaukee Zoo? To meet all the happy Sea Lions of course!

Nestled in the Milwaukee Zoo is Ocean Connections a private 501c3 marine mammal facility that inspires action for ocean conversation and marine mammal rehabilitation. These are the only sea lions in Wisconsin! Many of them are rescue animals, unable to survive in the wild but they are providing them a second chance and a forever home.Ocean Connections is an interactive facility, which means when you visit, you have the ability to meet the animals up close and personal.

We are joined by Shelly Ballmann the President of Ocean connections to meet some of her friends at the zoo and to talk about how their work helps the animals and the planet.

They are open through October, weather permitting. Currently doing Conservation feeds and Flippered Friends and Family. Learn about the programs at