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National Aquarium’s oldest dolphin, Nani, dies at 44

This 2001 photo depicts Nani, right, and a calf. (National Aquarium submitted photo)

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

Artist renderings of the Animal Care and Rescue Center, planned at a 50,000-square-foot property at 9901 East Fayette Street in the Jonestown neighborhood, less than a mile from the aquarium. (Design Collective rendering)

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

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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

Artist renderings of the Animal Care and Rescue Center, planned at a 50,000-square-foot property at 9901 East Fayette Street in the Jonestown neighborhood, less than a mile from the aquarium. (Design Collective rendering)

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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