Dolphin Die-Off: Unraveling the Mystery

October 29, 2013 | 11:00 am |  View Release

Dolphin Die-Off: Unraveling the Mystery

(Virginia Beach, VA) The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center will feature Stranding Response Research Coordinator Susan G. Barco for the November 17 Watts Conservation Speaker Series. Barco will present, "Dolphin Die-Off: Unraveling the Mystery" at 2 p.m. in the IMAX 3D Theater. The session is free and refreshments wil... Read More

Virginia Aquarium’s Rare Tomistoma Dies Suddenly

October 15, 2013 | 2:00 pm |  View Release

Virginia Aquarium’s Rare Tomistoma Dies Suddenly

(Virginia Beach, VA) "Grover," a 13-foot, 28-year-old tomistoma, was found dead in the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center's crocodile enclosure early today. The cause of the sudden death is unknown and a necropsy (animal autopsy) will be performed this afternoon. One of only seven pairs of the rare crocodilian in the ... Read More

Virginia Aquarium Acquires Director of Live Exhibits

October 10, 2013 | 10:00 am |  View Release

Virginia Aquarium Acquires Director of Live Exhibits

(Virginia Beach, VA) When guests visit the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and see everything from fish to reptiles, they rarely think about the attention and care that these animals require. Many staff, mostly behind the scenes, are involved with the daily care of the Aquarium's collection of over 12,000 animals. Beginning ... Read More

Aquarium Adventure Park Opening Summer 2014

October 8, 2013 | 6:00 pm |  View Release

Virginia’s Largest “Aerial Forest Park” is part of Owls Creek Master Plan
(Virginia Beach, VA) – Today the City of Virginia Beach City Council approved a joint project between the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and the Outdoor Venture Group. This approval officially enables the open... Read More