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With eight arms and an impressive IQ, the National Aquarium’s show-stopping cephalopod keeps guests—and aquarists—on thei...
It’s October, a month dedicated to all things spooky—the cold is creeping in and Halloween is just around the corner. And w...
Today, we’re celebrating a very special birthday. Margaret, the National Aquarium’s hyacinth macaw, turned 26!
Our newest exhibit, Blacktip Reef, which models a typical reef ecosystem found in the Indo-Pacific, received an abundance of new residents e...
Sally Lightfoot crabs, Grapsus grapsus, have been added to the Aquarium’s Surviving Through Adaptation exhibit!
Found throughout th...
Foster, one of our youngest Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, turns seven today!
Foster was born here at the Aquarium on September 9, 2...
Last October, our Mertens’ water monitor laid its egg—and this species’ eggs are anything but ordinary. They can take betw...
We’ve come a long way since Jaws first swam onto screens 40 years ago. Petal pushers have (for the most part) gone out of style and we...
The National Aquarium would like to cordially invite you to our first-ever InstaMeet in celebration of the one-year anniversary of Blacktip ...
Over the years, they’ve (mistakenly) become known for being monster predators—filled to the brim with sharp teeth, muscle and an...