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This is National Volunteer Week, a perfect time to acknowledge and thank the dedicated volunteers of The Maritime Aquarium. When you visit the Aquarium, you complete your ticket transaction with a cashier, who is a paid employee. But, after that, … Continue reading

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We’re sad to announce that over the weekend, Bell, one of the two North American river otters at The Maritime Aquarium passed away over the weekend. On Sunday she was taken to the vet where she was anesthetized and x-rayed.  … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, Maritime Aquarium publicist This week brought more amazing news about sponges.  We’ve been long-time big-time fans, and the latest news makes us even more convinced that you too should be grateful for the simple humble sponge. It … Continue reading

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Family heirlooms come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes it’s something valuable, like an antique piece of jewelry. Other times it’s sentimental, like an infant’s christening outfit. And sometimes it’s a narwhal tusk. A friend of The Maritime Aquarium who … Continue reading

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In December, Jennifer Herring, president and CEO of The Maritime Aquarium, announced she will retire in 2014. She has served in that position for 10 of the Aquarium’s 25-year history and, in that time, has come a wealth of unique … Continue reading

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The “Spirit of the Sound” has a nice ring to it, don’t you think? The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk’s new hybrid-powered research vessel will take on the name dreamed up by Kiara Velazquez, a sophomore at Brien McMahon High School.

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Give your kids something fun and exciting to talk about when they go back to school after February break! There are still spots available in our February vacation camps for kids ages 6 – 12 and we’ve extended the registration … Continue reading

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Does our giant hermit crab look different to you? We’re not sure whether to call this a costume change or a change of address, but one of the hermit crabs molted recently and then ditched its old whelk-shell home for … Continue reading

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Our seal models have beauty AND brains. Orange tried out some looks during a photo shoot for Sunday’s big game while the rest the gang scrimmaged in the seal pool. We’re not sure which we love more: the bobbly football … Continue reading

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In December, Jennifer Herring, president and CEO of The Maritime Aquarium, announced she will retire in 2014. She has served in that position for 10 of the Aquarium’s 25-year history and, in that time, has come a wealth of unique … Continue reading

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