Animal Update - July 25

Published July 25, 2014

The four stingrays in the Amazon River Forest had their barbs clipped recently.

Stingray

Just like fingernails, stingray barbs constantly re-grow. Our Aquarists suit up every year to get in with the rays to trim their barbs.

Did you know? Home to thousands of freshwater aquatic species, the Amazon River is one of the most biodiverse habitats in the world!

Here at the Aquarium, our exhibit has over 60 species of fish, amphibians and reptiles!

Be sure to check back every Friday to find out what’s happening!

Previous Post
comments powered by Disqus

Featured Stories

A Spring Surprise for Rain Forest Staff! 

Published April 03, 2015

Living Seashore Spotlight: Artist Jane Kim

Published April 06, 2015

Related Stories

Animal Update: Porcupinefish in Atlantic Coral Reef

Published April 17, 2015

Ocean's Seven

Published April 14, 2015

Join the Wave

48 days of blue promo

Sign up for fun, daily challenges that help protect our amazing, life-sustaining blue planet!


Stay Connected

Receive more stories in your inbox. Sign up for Aquamail:

Follow us on social media:

Facebook Twitter  Instagram Pinterest Tumblr Google+