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Balloonfish in Lurking
A balloonfish has been added to our Lurking exhibit!
Balloonfish are mostly nocturnal animals, spending most of the...
Sometimes called sea cows, manatees are a large, but graceful, endangered species that thrive in warm-water environments ripe with vegetatio...
Can YOU freeze during winter hibernation, thaw, and continue on? Yeah, we didn't think so...
In celebration of World Frog Day, we've put to...
Purple Urchins in Surviving Through Adaptation
Five purple sea urchins have been added to our Surviving Through Adaptation exhibit.
We're excited to share that our staff in Animal Planet Australia: Wild Extremes is now caring for eight snapping turtle hatchlings!
Blue Hamlet in Atlantic Coral Reef
A blue hamlet has been added to our Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit!
This fish, named for its iridescent bl...
Today we're celebrating the 22nd birthday of Chesapeake, the first dolphin to be born here at the National Aquarium!
After welcoming Dr. Sylvia Earle to kick-off our 2014 Marjorie Lynn Banks Lecture Series, we're excited to share the diverse group of speake...
Graysby in Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit!
A graysby has been added to our Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit!
Did you know? Graysby fish are solit...
We're excited to share some baby news out of our Animal Planet Australia: Wild Extremes exhibit! On the morning of February 14th, one of our...