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  • Two Little Blue Penguins sit in their carrier.

    Little and Blue and On the Move!

    Five of our Little Blues are off to the Cincinnati Zoo to become part of a new breeding colony! This is the first time in Birch Aquarium’s history that we’ve had…

  • While each Leopard Shark is in tonic immobility, we'll measure their weight and length and examined their eyes, gills, fins, and skin to make sure everything is looking good.

    Caring for our Leopard Sharks

    Just like you need to go to the doctor for your yearly checkup … so do our Leopard Sharks! From head to tail and everything in between, our husbandry team works…

  • World Sea Turtle Day

    Wonder what it takes to care for a charismatic creature like our rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle? Let’s dive in and see how our incredible husbandry team works hard to give our…

  • Marvelous Mandarinfish

    Mandarinfish are pretty splendid, so much so it’s in their scientific name Synchiropus splendidus. This fish stands out in the lagoons and coral reefs of the Western Pacific thanks to its…

  • Invest in Our Ocean Planet

    The theme for Earth Day 2022 is Invest in Our Planet – a concept that emphasizes the urgency of acting now to preserve and protect our planet for the good of…

  • Women of Birch Aquarium

    A day-to-day that involves caring for baby seahorses, coordinating a team of SCUBA divers, photographing a penguin parade, teaching students about creatures of the intertidal zone, coming-up with new exhibit designs…