The National Aquarium Animal Rescue rescues, rehabilitates, and releases sick and injured marine animals.
Every animal has a story to tell! Meet some of our current and former National Aquarium Animal Rescue patients and follow their ocean journeys via satellite tracking.
Our Animal Rescue program depends on the generosity of volunteers to operate, but the medical equipment, medications and food needed to care for these animals is expensive.
Humans are responsible for more than half of marine animal strandings. What we humans do both on land and in the water matters.
The National Aquarium participates in a loggerhead early-rehabilitation program, which gives baby sea turtles a better chance at survival.
Spot a seal on the beach? Seals are seasonal visitors to Maryland during the winter months. Learn how to determine if a seal is stranded or just resting on land.
The National Aquarium Animal Rescue Program has successfully rescued, treated, and returned nearly 100 animals to their natural habitats—led by only a handful of paid staff and a network of well-trained, big-hearted volunteers.