Virginia Aquarium Responds to High Number of Beached Dolphins

July 31, 2013 | 6:00 pm

​(Virginia Beach, VA) The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center has responded to a higher number of dead and dying bottle-nose dolphins than is typical along the Chesapeake Bay, this time of year. No cause for these deaths has been uncovered as yet, but the Stranding Response Team is working with the NOAA Fisheries to investigate ... Read More

Virginia Aquarium Birds “Tweeting” About New Enclosure!

July 24, 2013 | 8:00 pm |  View Release

Virginia Aquarium Birds “Tweeting” About New Enclosure!

(Virginia Beach, VA) – There's tweeting and then there's real tweeting that's done by live birds. The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center aviary staff is convinced the latter is happening more frequently now that the collection of 78 birds has been relocated back to its newly refurbished home. The original Aviary netting, which ... Read More

Stranding Response Team to Release Rehabiliated Turtles

July 9, 2013 | 11:00 am |  View Release

Stranding Response Team to Release Rehabiliated Turtles

(Virginia Beach, VA) – As the saying goes, "I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!" So perhaps this Thursday, when two ice-cream-flavor-named green sea turtles are released at First Landing State Park at 11 a.m., the crowd will cheer for them and the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team who rescued and rehabilit... Read More