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Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is announcing its latest conservation initiative: “Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea.’’ This limited-time special exhibition features larger-than-life aquatic animal sculptures crafted from plastic trash collected from beaches. It’s designed to teach people about the threat that plastic pollution poses for the ecosystems of the world’s oceans and waterways. Made entirely of debris removed from Pacific Coast beaches, the “Washed Ashore’’ traveling exhibit offers a visual reality of the proliferation of pollution in the world’s waterways through marine animal representations that use thousands of pieces of plastic in every color of the rainbow. Examples include sculptures of a 10-foot Sea Jelly, a 10-foot-long leaping Marlin named “Flash,” a 1,500-pound Great White Shark named “Greta” and 12 other large aquatic animals. As part of the exhibit, Sebastian James the Tufted Puffin and SeeMore the Sea Lion Pup will be on display at Audubon Zoo.