Category Archives: Aquarium

2013 AZA Photo Contest Winner is Todd Stailey of the Tennessee Aquarium

Todd Stailey began working at the Tennessee Aquarium in March of 1992, two months before it opened to the public. Originally hired to set up and manage the Aquarium’s mail room, his love of photography came into focus when he … Continue reading

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Brown Pelican Rehabilitated and Released Back to the Wild

On Thursday, October 24, the Texas State Aquarium released a rehabilitated brown pelican back into the wild. The adult shore bird was brought to the Aquarium’s Second Chances Wildlife Rehabilitation Program in late September, after being found on Padre Island … Continue reading

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Halloween Fun at AZA-Accredited Zoos and Aquariums

Zoos and aquariums accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) are getting in the “spirit” of Halloween season! From hayrides and treat stations to costume contests and games, zoos and aquariums are holding a variety of Halloween events … Continue reading

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Wildlife Projects Receive More Than $1.2 Million from the SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

Fund Surpasses $10 Million in Giving in 10 Years Wild animals in need around the world – from Antarctic penguins to sea turtles hatchlings on Florida’s beaches – will benefit from more than $1.2 million in grants awarded this year … Continue reading

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Tennessee Aquarium and Partners Release 1,100 Lake Sturgeon

Biologists from the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute (TNACI), Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and the University of Tennessee’s Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries  released 1,100 Lake Sturgeon on October 9, 2013. This reintroduction took place near Knoxville at the Seven … Continue reading

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Blacktip Reef Sharks Make a Splash at National Aquarium

Sleek, fast-moving blacktip reef sharks dove into their new home at the Blacktip Reef exhibit in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Twenty sharks s have taken up permanent residence in the National Aquarium’s new centerpiece attraction. Just as they are a vital … Continue reading

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Horned Puffins Stretch Their Wings at the Oregon Coast Aquarium

A new species of the feathered kind debuted at the Oregon Coast Aquarium this week when three horned puffins waddled out of their carrier into the Seabird Aviary. This is the first time the Aquarium has exhibited horned puffins. These … Continue reading

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“Lorikeets” Exhibit at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Takes Flight

It’s going to be a very special summer at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Beginning Saturday, May 25, guests at this popular Connecticut destination will be able to visit the summer exhibit, “Lorikeets,” where families can step into a lush … Continue reading

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A Brace Fit For a Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Komodo Dragon

This spring, Enam the Komodo dragon is looking forward to something far better than warmer weather–being mobile once again. A young spirit at heart, 7-year-old Enam has arthritis in his left wrist that caused him to drag his foot, slowing … Continue reading

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Birch Aquarium at Scripps’s Lecture Series is UCSD-TV’s Most-Watched Science Programming With Milestone 10 Million Online Views

Sharks, Medicines From the Sea, Exploring 1,000 Years of Earthquake History Along the San Andreas Fault, Genetics and Gray Whale Behavior, New Insights into the Early History of the Earth and Moon, 135 years on Climate Change … these are … Continue reading

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