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In 2013, was a year filled with very exciting births here at the National Aquarium!
From sloths to sharks, check out what animals joined the...
Just add salt? Not quite. Here's the inside story on how we get our water just right:
As vibrant fish residents swim gracefully in their aq...
Banded Moray Eel in Surviving Through Adaptation
A banded moray eel can now be seen in our Surviving Through Adaptation gallery!
Did you k...
In the spirit of the upcoming holiday, our experts (and animal residents) will be sharing what they're thankful for this year!
Our first "We...
I'm happy to report that our sandbark shark pup Chloe is thriving in our Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit - where she has been since the end of ...
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently provided an update on the ongoing Unusual Mortality Event (UME) a...
White-blotched river ray in Amazon River Forest!
A white-blotched river ray has been introduced into our Amazon River Forest exhibit!
From underwater pumpkin carving to themed enrichment (and snacks!), Halloween was celebrated to the fullest throughout the Aquarium today!
Today is the 4th annual International Sloth Day!
Created by the AIUNA Foundation, International Sloth Day aims to bring awareness to illega...
We're so excited to share that the LAST of our animals has been successfully introduced into Blacktip Reef!
Also known as a humphead or Ma...