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  • An Aquarium for All Seasons!

    A new summer season is officially upon us! To celebrate this year’s summer solstice, learn more about the seasonal changes that happen inside the National Aquarium. Read More

    Published 6/21/2019

  • Our Dolphins Embrace Change

    Over the past few months, our marine mammal and animal health teams have been hard at work preparing our dolphins for their eventual relocation to our sanctuary. Read More

    Published 11/6/2017

  • Mourning the Loss of Nani

    The National Aquarium is deeply saddened to report the sudden passing of our eldest Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, Nani.  Read More

    Published 2/28/2017

  • Update: Dolphin Mirror Study

    Recently, we introduced our eight Atlantic bottlenose dolphins to an exciting enrichment device they do not often see—their own reflections! Read More

    Published 1/13/2015

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