The Upland Tropical Rain Forest exhibit is temporarily closed through Fall 2022.
Whether they’re finned or scaled, deep-sea swimmers or treetop dwellers, each one of the thousands of animals at the National Aquarium has a unique story to tell.
Electric eels can produce up to 600 volts.
They can reach over 6 feet in length.
A juvenile looks emperor angelfish so different from an adult that it was once believed to be a different type of angelfish.
This master of camouflage can quickly change the color and texture of its skin.
The giant South American river turtle is one of the largest freshwater turtles in the world.
These frogs prevent themselves from drying out by wiping wax over their bodies.
Long digits and claws help these monkeys grab branches and probe crevices in tree bark for insects and spiders.
The yellow tint of the mucus that covers its body gives the fish its namesake green color.
The green sea turtle gets its name not from the color of its shell but from the greenish shade of its fat.