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Native to the Amazon River Basin, red-bellied piranhas are primarily scavengers, feeding on weak, injured and dead animals, as well as the...
This turtle is part of North Carolina Aquarium’s Loggerhead Head Start Program, which aims to give endangered sea turtles a better ch...
On Valentine’s Day, a baby Australian snapping turtle was born (and seven more shortly thereafter).
And just this past October, we ...
Sugar frequently snacks on peanuts and coconuts. He loves tearing apart shredded newspaper and sharpening his beak on wood blocks. S...
Many have asked over the years, so we wanted to take this opportunity to share her story:
Calypso was born, we estimate, in 1998. In ...
Scout, a Linne’s two-toed sloth, was born at the Aquarium last November. Since then, he’s spent most of his time cozied up to ...
As its name suggests, this fish has a big mouth ideal for capturing prey. These ambush predators lurk within dense plant cover, waiting for...
Legend has it (and horror movies attest) that bats are just vampires in disguise, waiting to sink their fangs into the next unsuspecting vic...
It’s October, a month dedicated to all things spooky—the cold is creeping in and Halloween is just around the corner. And...
The big-headed Amazon River turtle, Peltocephalus dumerilianus, is a semi-aquatic, omnivorous species found in areas of Brazil, Colombia, F...