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  • 2014 Re-cap: Your BEST Photos

    We love seeing the amazing moments and memories our online community captures during their visits to the Aquarium! Read More

    Published 12/29/2014

  • 2014 Recap: Blade's Second Chance

    In late 2013, our Animal Rescue team admitted a cold-stunned Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, Blade. Initial investigations from our Animal Health staff confirmed that in addition to standard hypothermic symptoms and a shell fracture, the tissue in both front flipper joints was seriously infected. Read More

    Published 12/23/2014