November 25, 2012
He came for the hockey but stayed for the sea lions.
Well, that’s part of the story anyway.
Brandon Russell is a research technician at the Open Water Research Station, a site in Port Moody where important Steller sea lion research is being done. But his fascination with the ocean starts much earlier in his life. Picture a little Brandon running around in an area in Colorado that used to be an inland sea once upon a time. It was there where he found fossils and ancient shark teeth, dreaming as a kid of becoming a marine paleontologist one day.
See full story from the Vancouver Aquarium here