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After 21 months in rehab, Cougar, an endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, received a clean bill of health and was ready for release.
Patient 1327Lk, affectionately given the name Cougar by our Animal Rescue staff, was transported to Baltimore from the New England Aquarium ...
Close to 30 volunteers joined the National Aquarium Aquarium Rescue team along the Eastern Shore to help record dolphin sightings.
The animal was sighted in St. George Creek, a tributary of the Potomac River near Waldorf, Maryland.
While it may seem like an odd oc...
We’re excited to announce that 3 of the turtles, Muppy, Brewster (pictured above) and A. Ligator, have been medically cleared for rel...
Bruce, Scuttle, Clayton, and Thumper were transferred from the Virginia Aquarium on June 11th.
According to Stranding Response Program at t...
To see more photo's from Lily's release, click here.
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Lily has successfully made her way back into the ocean!
Lily was first admitted to our facility on Easter, suffering from a broken jaw. Our Animal Health team has been closely monitoring Lily&rsq...
Lily’s energy level has increased significantly over the last few weeks. Our team has been busy offering her a variety of enrichment...
The team is currently treating Lily’s fractured lower jaw with pain meds, a cocktail of antibiotics and fluids. When she arrive...