Sometimes used as a byword for “fat,” blubber is actually a unique, miracle tissue—with all sorts of fascinating properties.
Before they make landfall, hurricanes churn over the ocean for days at a time, kicking up gigantic waves and scouring the ocean’s surface with blistering winds.
When the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service intercepts a shipment of marine animals without proper paperwork, who do they turn to for help? Sometimes, it’s the National Aquarium.
Next time you visit, keep your eyes peeled for the Aquarium’s two new residents—a blue and gold macaw and a scarlet macaw!
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