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The first thing you notice is a set of bright-blue bulbous lips. A stark-white roving eye wanders into view before your focus shifts to the ...
Did you know? Not only is the bog turtle one of Maryland’s tiniest turtles, it’s also one of the smallest turtles in the world! ...
Today, these fish-eating raptors are considered to be one of the Chesapeake Bay’s most iconic creatures, easily spotted between March ...
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Prior to this discovery, many scientists had adopted the popular theory that the great white evolved from the 50-f...
Did you know? Flounder have chromatophores, specialized cells in their skin that allow the animals to perfectly match its surroundings!
Most Marylanders didn’t know what to think when the ground started shaking on August 23, 2011, the result of a 5.8-magnitude earthquak...
Our new puffin chick, Penne, is the first chick to puffin parents Virgo and Staypuft. Penne hatched on July 6th after an incubation period ...
A nautilus, along with the cuttlefish, squid, and octopus, are all cephalopods, meaning "head-foot," so named because the feet (tentacles) ...
Unlike those of most animals, the cross-section of a seahorse tail is shaped like a square prism rather than the usual cylinder. Their skele...
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These teeth weren’t made for chewing. The great white might be known for its mouthful of chompers—a...