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Behind-The-Scenes Tour: Growing Up Seahorse

Behind-The-Scenes Tour: Growing Up Seahorse

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Toddler Time: Hullabaloo

Toddler Time: Hullabaloo

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Baby Weedy Seadragons Born

For the first time ever, Birch Aquarium has bred and successfully hatched two rare Weedy Seadragons. This is a first for Birch Aquarium, now one of the few aquariums in the world to breed this unusual fish.

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Baby Weedy Seadragons Hatched at Birch Aquarium

This is a first for Birch Aquarium, now one of the few aquariums in the world to hatch this unusual fish.

Animal Spotlight: Porcupine Pufferfish

We have a new addition to the Hall of Fishes - Porcupine Pufferfish! Here are 5 quick facts about them to read before your next visit!

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