1 of 4 Sea Turtles Need YOU!
Show your support for organizations like the National Aquarium that rescue, rehabilitate and release endangered sea turtles by signing our pledge and encouraging your legislators to get behind a bipartisan bill providing federal funds to sustain this important work!
2 of 4 The Band Plays On
On June 29, Bagpipes and Gong, two Kemp's ridley sea turtles rehabilitating with us since November, successfully returned to the ocean. Up next: Cello and Bassoon—whose jaw injuries were treated with acupuncture—are the final turtle patients in our care from the 2021 cold-stunning season.
3 of 4 Louis on the Loose
After spending 14 weeks in rehabilitation, rescued grey seal Louis Armstrong was released back into the Atlantic on June 3, sporting a noninvasive temporary satellite tag that's allowed us to track his progress up the East Coast to Nantucket!
4 of 4 Whoa, Babies!
This spring, Aquarium herpetologists experienced a real baby boom in our Australia: Wild Extremes exhibit. Endangered Mary River turtle hatchlings, Northern red-faced turtle hatchlings and a seriously cute Hosmer's spiny-tailed skink baby named Marvin all made their debut!