The National Aquarium and its Animal Care and Rescue Center are temporarily closed in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). CLICK HERE for more information.

We Have ANOTHER Spiny-Tailed Monitor Baby!

Published August 28, 2012

On Monday, a spiny-tail monitor baby hatched in our Animal Planet Australia: Wild Extremes exhibit backup area! We are so excited to have another baby spiny-tailed monitor join the one that hatched on July 6!

 longdesc=

These babies will stay in our backup area in the care of our staff. Although our guests won’t be able to see the young, you can see their parents in the front.

Previous Post

Featured Stories

Calypso header Remembering Calypso

We’re looking back at Calypso’s incredible life and reflecting on the many ways she impacted the lives of those who knew her best.

Read the full story

octo header No Hands? No Problem: Tool Use Among Aquatic Animals

Aquatic animals are resourceful—just like humans, when they can’t solve a problem, they can look to the world around them ... and fashion tools!  

Read the full story

Related Stories

Turtle Tuesday: Baby Northern Australian Snapping Turtle!

Published February 25, 2014

2013 Re-Cap: Our Family's New Additions

Published December 27, 2013