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The big-headed Amazon River turtle, Peltocephalus dumerilianus, is a semi-aquatic, omnivorous species found in areas of Brazil, Colombia, F...
It’s October, a month dedicated to all things spooky—the cold is creeping in and Halloween is just around the corner. ...
Did you know? These hardy bottom-dwellers can tolerate poor conditions, such as polluted water or low oxygen and can even survive outside ...
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...