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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Yellow-rumped cacique Animal Update: Yellow-Rumped Caciques

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Grey seal in rehabilitation suite Animal Rescue Update: Second Grey Seal Admitted

National Aquarium Animal Rescue is now caring for a second rescued grey seal that stranded in Ocean City, Maryland.

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