Happy Birthday, Jade!
Published May 22, 2013
National Aquarium is celebrating a very special birthday today! Jade, one of our female dolphins, born on May 22, 1999, is 14 years old today!
Weight: 400 pounds
Jade eats about 22 pounds of fish per day!
Family Tree: Daughter of Tanya (dam) and Lester (sire), mom to Foster!
How to Recognize Her: Jade has a slightly ruffled dorsal fin that leans slightly to the right. She also has a long rostrum with a very pronounced underbite.
Trainer's Note: Jade is a very fast learner and has even invented her own behaviors!
Jade showing off her high-flying skills!
Stop by today to see Jade! Can't come wish Jade a Happy Birthday in person? Leave her a message on our Facebook page!