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  • Animal Rescue Update: Meet Ironhide

    Ironhide is a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle that was rescued from Forked River, NJ on September 12, 2015. Read More

    Published 10/27/2015

  • Father’s Day Spotlight: Volunteer Dad/Son Duos

    We’re celebrating Father’s Day by highlighting a few of our father/son volunteer teams! Read More

    Published 6/17/2015

  • The 411 on Microbeads

    In connection with tomorrow’s #48DaysofBlue challenge, we’re breaking down what microbeads actually are and how they’re impacting our blue planet. Read More

    Published 6/3/2015

  • Happy World Turtle Day!

    This Saturday is World Turtle Day! Turtles, one of the oldest living species, have existed on Earth for roughly 150 million years. These resilient, shelled reptiles have long been celebrated animals, featured in films and artwork, as sports mascots and in storybooks. Read More

    Published 5/21/2015

  • It's Endangered Species Day!

    In honor of Endangered Species Day, we’d like to highlight a number of endangered animals we treasure here at the National Aquarium: Read More

    Published 5/15/2015

  • Amazing Animal Moms!

    Once again, we’d like to celebrate this year’s Mother’s Day weekend by introducing you to a few more amazing animal moms! Read More

    Published 5/8/2015

  • Gardening for Wildlife

    Support wildlife and clean water by creating a certified wildlife habitat and native garden! Read More

    Published 4/24/2015

  • Happy Birthday, Spirit!

    The National Aquarium is celebrating a very special birthday! Spirit, a female bottlenose dolphin born at the Aquarium on April 13, 2001 is 14 years old today! Read More

    Published 4/13/2015

  • Happy Maryland Day!

    From sloping mountains to shrouded forests and the sandy eastern shore, Maryland is bursting with scenic landscapes and abundant wildlife. In celebration of Maryland Day, we’re highlighting just a few of the state’s natural treasures! Read More

    Published 3/25/2015

  • Happy World Water Day!

    World Water Day is once again around the corner! This international holiday is a time to explore our connections with water and reflect on the critical role it plays in our daily lives. Read More

    Published 3/20/2015

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