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Earth was a different place 150 million years ago. The continents were drifting, the earliest flowers were just beginning to evolve and dino...
Spirit has a very playful nature and loves to learn new behaviors! Currently, she’s working on a tail walk behavior, where...
The team is currently treating Lily’s fractured lower jaw with pain meds, a cocktail of antibiotics and fluids. When she arrive...
By: Elizabeth Bastos
The scientific definition of camouflage is “the use of any combination of materials, coloration or illumination f...
Mangrove forests are rich hubs of biodiversity, supporting a unique ecosystem of bacteria, plants, mammals, amphibians, invertebrates and bi...
The experience in Living Seashore goes beyond the expected. By feeling the pulse of a moon jelly, coming face-to-face with an Atlantic sting...
The baby, named Felize in honor of a long-time volunteer, was born on March 30.
Felize is the fifth sloth to be born here at the Nati...
Our General Curator, Jack Cover, recently gave the publication Biohabitats a behind-the-scenes peek at some of the salamander species on exh...
Just like our land-faring friends, many fish also make their own unique sounds. Their goal with these calling cards is often to woo potentia...
A study conducted by Oceana found that 38 percent of crab cakes being advertised as locally sourced blue crab were, in fact, composed of imp...