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National Aquarium’s oldest dolphin, Nani, dies at 44 (access required)

The National Aquarium says its oldest Atlantic bottlenose dolphin has died. The aquarium said in a statement Tuesday that 44-year-old Nani exhibited unusual behavior on Monday and died that evening despite emergency care from the animal care team. The aquarium ...

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National Aquarium touts new rescue center’s potential

The National Aquarium Thursday showed off its vision for the nonprofit’s new Animal Care and Rescue Center in Jonestown. John Racanelli, National Aquarium CEO, explained plans for the new facility, at 901 E. Fayette St., during a news media event on ...

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Sale of Port Covington properties to Sagamore allows Aquarium to pay off $5M loan (access required)

A subsidiary of the National Aquarium sold its Port Covington properties — obtained from Baltimore about a decade ago — to a developer, and collected $2.97 million more than it paid, according to state property records. Previously, the organization and ...

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Aquarium chooses Md. firms for new animal care and rescue facility (access required)

The National Aquarium has chosen design and construction firms based in Baltimore for an animal care facility it plans to open in 2018. Design Collective Inc. is leading the architectural design and construction administration, and Plano-Coudon LLC will head construction management ...

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