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Recently, the Aquarium’s Conservation team welcomed 51 hatchling diamondback terrapins from our site at Poplar Island. After passing ...
Steve and Tony, why do you think it is important for people to understand the astonishing diversity of aquatic life so often out-of-sight ...
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With a wingspan reaching up to 11 feet 6 inches, the wandering albatross holds the record for largest wingspan of a...
After 21 months in rehab, Cougar, an endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, received a clean bill of health and was ready for release.
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The cannonball jellyfish, also known as the cabbage head jellyfis...
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What is ocean acidification?
Ocean acidification is when carbon dioxide is absorbed by seawater and results in ...
An artist, writer, devoted beachcomber and amateur algae scientist, Iselin has created seven books on forms in nature, the most recent tit...
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! ...
With wide, flat bodies and fringed mouths, wobbegongs are proof that sharks come in every shape and size. These sharks are oft...