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Earlier this week, our Animal Rescue team responded to a report of a live-stranded loggerhead sea turtle at Assateague Island National Seash...
Atlantic puffins live most of their lives at sea. In the spring and summer months, these sea birds leave their aquatic posts to gather in la...
Our pair of red-capped cardinals is busy gathering food and raising two chicks!
Did you know? Red-capped cardinals have surpri...
In celebration of Father's Day on June 18, we're highlighting some of the animal kingdom's most attentive and amazing animal dads!
Purple Tang in Surviving Through Adaptation!
The purple tang’s coloration ranges from a light violet to a deep blue. They can be easily rec...
Spotfin Butterflyfish in Survival Through Adaptation
A spotfin butterflyfish has been added to the Lurking gallery within our Survival Thro...
There are approximately 300 different types of turtles, including seven species of sea turtles. It is estimated that turtles have existed fo...
Recently, the Dolphin Discovery staff has been very busy celebrating and continuing to commemorate a few birthdays among our dolphin family!...
Stoplight Parrotfish in Atlantic Coral Reef
Two stoplight parrotfish have been added to our Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit!
Photo via Flick...
In celebration of Mother's Day on May 11, we'd like to continue last year's tradition and introduce you to some more amazing animal moms!