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The meerkats in the Maritime Aquarium’s  “Africa: From the Desert to the Sea” exhibit had their annual check-up last week. We’re happy to report they are all in tip-top shape!

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There’s no shortage of inspiration atThe Maritime Aquarium if you’re looking to fill your Instagram feed with amazing creatures and critters. We love seeing your share your memories and experiences, in fact, #WeWantMore! A surefire way to make sure we … Continue reading

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There’s no shortage of inspiration at The Maritime Aquarium if you’re looking to fill your Instagram feed with amazing creatures and critters! We love seeing your share your memories and experiences, in fact, #WeWantMore! A surefire way to make sure … Continue reading

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By Cara Kenefick A Special Delivery Christmas came early this week at the Aquarium! On Monday, we received an exciting delivery for our upcoming special exhibit, which opens on Jan. 18. We revealed it (a brand new custom tank) to … Continue reading

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How do you make collecting fish eggs in an aquarium a bit easier? You put them up in a hotel! If you’ve paid a visit to the Tropical Travelers exhibit at The Maritime Aquarium recently, you may have noticed a … Continue reading

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The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a fun place for kids and families to visit all year round, but around Halloween is when the ocean can really let its weirdness shine. Creep through the list of our favorite spooky-sounding fish … Continue reading

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If you seek a tale of resiliency, look no further than the sea star. For humans, losing an arm means we’re pretty much out of luck. But for certain species of sea stars, re-growing lost or damaged arms is common, … Continue reading

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Tuesday marked the start of Cephalopod Awareness Week, and the date has more meaning than meets the eye. October 8th, or 10/8, is meant to signify the group of marine creatures who have eight or 10 appendages. So, what is … Continue reading

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If you’ve ever taken a dip in Long Island Sound, you have the right to brag that you have swum with sharks. Yes, there are sharks in the Sound. Just last week, in fact, the crew of The Maritime Aquarium … Continue reading

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