• Happy Summer Solstice!

    The start of summer may mean barbeques and pool days for humans, but for many of the National Aquarium’s animals, it signifies the time to reproduce. Read More

    Published 6/21/2018

  • Animal Update: Seahorses

    Six female seahorses were recently added to our Adapting gallery in Surviving Through Adaptation! Read More

    Published 6/20/2018

  • Happy Father's Day!

    Move over, animal moms—it’s time to celebrate awesome animal dads, like the imitating poison dart frog! Read More

    Published 6/17/2018

  • Happy Sea Turtle Week!

    A cause for celebration this Sea Turtle Week: the populations of several sea turtles species protected under the Endangered Species Act are recovering! Read More

    Published 6/10/2018

  • World Turtle Day: Mary River Turtles

    From the upland tropical rain forest to the wild extremes of Australia, the National Aquarium is home to almost a dozen unique species of turtles. Read More

    Published 5/23/2018

  • Awesome Animal Moms

    In honor of Mother’s Day, learn about a few of the most iconic moms in the aquatic world! Read More

    Published 5/10/2018

  • Life in the Arctic

    Despite the sub-zero temperatures, there are many different animals and fishes thriving in the Arctic ecosystem. However, climate change has affected the habitats that many of these animals rely on. Read More

    Published 1/13/2018

  • End of Year Roundup: Baby Animals

    This year was full of chicks, pufflings and a sea turtle hatchling! We welcomed many different species of birds in exhibits throughout our building, and received our newest loggerhead.  Read More

    Published 12/12/2017

  • Happy World Wildlife Day!

    In celebration of the UN’s World Wildlife Day, we’re sharing some of the many fascinating species discovered in the 21st century!  Read More

    Published 3/3/2017

  • Animal Rescue Update: New Arrivals

    Our Animal Rescue and Animal Health teams are currently caring for 15 endangered sea turtle patients. Read More

    Published 12/7/2016

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