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ANNOUNCING ‪#‎CHESBAYWEEK‬! This week, we're diving into the United States' largest estuary, the Chesapeake Bay. Leading us on this journey is photographer Jay Fleming. Throughout the week, Jay will be sharing his favorite snapshots of our backyard Bay on our Instagram account!

Learn more about Jay and #Chesbayweek here >> http://ow.ly/3TSq302xeWW
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Throwback to our staff training Joey, a yellow-footed tortoise! #TBT  
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Are they experimenting to see how many licks it takes to get to the center of that tootsie pop?
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In honor of ‪#‎NationalZookeeperWeek‬, meet Aimee! She's an aviculturist at the Aquarium.

What's an aviculturist, you ask? Find out here >> http://ow.ly/sR8Z302p82Q
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Happy #NationalZookeeperWeek!

To celebrate, we'll be highlighting our AMAZING staff all week! Today, meet Amanda Gensemer, a herpetologist in our Upland Tropical Rain Forest exhibit.

Meet Amanda here >> http://ow.ly/LEtS302mJ66
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🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢
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FAN PHOTO SPOTLIGHT: Instagram user timipeace shared this dart frog with us!
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Lovely photo of a rare frog. Where do you find this kind in the Amazon?
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Meet the newest resident in our Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit - a stoplight parrotfish! These fish are crucial to the production of coral sand and the health of coral reefs.

See how these fish help their environment here >> http://ow.ly/gIa9302hFcK
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Happy Shark Awareness Day!

In honor of this humble holiday, we’re sharing stories about these apex predators and the important role they play in maintaining a healthy ocean.

Read the stories here >> http://ow.ly/ukbG302fj0x
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Our banana plant is in bloom! How long until we have bananas? Longer than you may think...

See where bananas come from here >> http://ow.ly/IxUs302vIAT
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But... but.... I'm hungry now!
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We actually have GOOD news to share about coral reefs! Some areas are thriving.

See where here >> http://ow.ly/FGiE302qMun
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We have BIG plans for the area outside of the Aquarium.

See how we plan to transform the area around piers 3 and 4 to connect people with water in new and innovative ways >> http://ow.ly/zjgM302oybz
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Our Animal of the Week is the Atlantic sea nettle, which is often found in the Chesapeake Bay!

See more about this nettle here >> http://ow.ly/zec9302lVWH
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Weekend snack attack! Baby Fern LOVES red peppers.
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T_T It is cute!!!
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Our mission: to inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures!
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National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. The National Aquarium protects and preserves this blue planet and all of its animal and habitats through its engaging living collections in our ground-breaking Baltimore attraction; our science-based education programs and our hands-on experiences in the field from the Chesapeake Bay to Costa Rica; and partnerships and alliances with like-minded organizations around the world.