A Blue View: Floating Forests

Elegantly tangled at the ocean’s edge, mangroves provide a protective home for a variety of animals. These floating forests use bacteria to break down organic matter and energy from fallen leaves and branches, releasing important nutrients into the water.

Published April 07, 2015

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A New Vision for Animal Care and Rescue

We’re building a new Animal Care and Rescue Center in Baltimore’s Jonestown neighborhood.

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2016 Recap: Babies!

Each year we welcome many babies into our Aquarium family and 2016 was no exception! Take a look back on some of the highlights from the past year.

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