2015 Sea Turtle Hatchlings on Exhibit

November 13, 2015 | 8:25 am |  View Release

(Virginia Beach, VA) The Virginia Aquarium introduced the 2015 sea turtle hatchlings into their exhibit this morning. They will remain on exhibit for 12 to 18 months before being returned to the ocean.
These hatchlings, named Matthew "Pathfinder" Maury, Vagn Ekman, Sir John Murray, and Sylvia Earle, after influential explorers... Read More

Virginia Aquarium Welcomes Two New Tomistoma

November 1, 2015 | 12:00 pm |  View Release

(Virginia Beach, VA) Through the first permitted import of Tomistoma from their native country since 1974, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center acquired two juvenile crocodiles on Saturday, Oct. 31.
The Tomistoma crocodiles were born and raised in a Malaysian crocodile farm, and their arrival makes them one of only six bree... Read More