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.
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.
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.
The stunning harlequin tuskfish usually has eight pairs of alternating orange, blue, and white bands on its body and prominent sharp, blue t...
The horn shark gets its name from the short venomous "horn" in front of each of its dorsal fins.