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Linne’s Two-toed Sloths
Sloth babies have a close relationship to their mothers from birth, often clinging to their fur for warmth and...
Lily’s energy level has increased significantly over the last few weeks. Our team has been busy offering her a variety of enrichment...
The osprey is a fish-eating bird, often seen around the Chesapeake Bay. In the ‘50s and ‘60s, its population was in serious dec...
That’s exactly how Charles Darwin referred to the marine iguana while studying the species for its impressive ability to adapt to its ...
Do you have a favorite ocean oddity?
It is difficult to pick just one! So many marine organisms have amazing capabilities or unusual strateg...
Currently, the biggest threat to our nation’s water is contaminated runoff from yards, farms, roadways and construction sites, otherwi...
1. They’re also called sea cows.
Who couldn’t love an animal known as a sea cow?
2. They share our love of food.
Manatees are vo...
Why is it so important to study the past history of our oceans? How does this fuel your passion for ocean exploration?
I like to read early...
So far, we’ve documented 18 different species visiting the existing biohuts, including grass shrimp, blue crabs, American eels, sea ne...
This species is known for its ability to inflate with water. While inflated, the fish is covered in protruding sharp spines. Porcupinefish ...