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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...
A partnership formed between the National Aquarium and a multidisciplinary team at Johns Hopkins. Their goal: to create a physical dol...
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 ...
Image via James Delgado.
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Archaeology fascinated me as early as Grade ...
It has been a long and trying 10 months of intense rehabilitation for this Kemp’s ridley, but yesterday his story came full circle. &...
With eight arms and an impressive IQ, the National Aquarium’s show-stopping cephalopod keeps guests—and aquarists—on thei...
During their hour-long session, the panelists, including world-renowned ocean advocate Dr. Sylvia Earle, were asked to look seriously at th...
It’s October, a month dedicated to all things spooky—the cold is creeping in and Halloween is just around the corner. And w...
There are over 700 living species that belong to the class Cephalopoda (a name derived from Greek meaning “head-footed”). The g...