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2014-08-25 23:03:19

New Interactive, Hands-on Exhibit to Open in Spring 2015 Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The National Aquarium announced today the addition of Living Seashore, an interactive exhibit opening in spring 2015 where guests can explore the shore and touch the animals that live between the tides. This new exhibit, which spans 2,700 square feet, takes guests beyond the boardwalk to the crashing waves, sandy beaches and shifting dunes of the ever-changing Mid-Atlantic seashore, where...

2014-06-30 23:04:18

National Aquarium announces establishment of the National Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Program, with a gift from the Dana DiCarlo and Scott Plank Family Foundation and their urban development company, War Horse. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The National Aquarium announced today the establishment of the National Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Program, with a gift from the Dana DiCarlo and Scott Plank Family Foundation and their urban development company, War Horse. As part of...

2014-02-26 23:23:39

Since opening six months ago, the National Aquarium’s $12.5 million Blacktip Reef exhibit is not only boosting attendance at the popular Baltimore attraction, but also its reputation as a leading conservation-focused organization. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Since opening six months ago, the National Aquarium’s $12.5 million Blacktip Reef exhibit is not only boosting attendance at the popular Baltimore attraction, but also its reputation as a leading...

2013-12-16 23:01:00

Baby registry is opportunity for public to buy gifts for the baby sloth through donations. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 National Aquarium has announced today the birth of Scout, a Linne’s two-toed sloth born on November 17, 2013. The newest addition to the Upland Tropical Rain Forest and the second born to Ivy, one of the five sloths in the exhibit, Scout is the fourth sloth born at National Aquarium. To celebrate the birth of Scout, National Aquarium has set up a baby...

2009-09-09 11:00:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Value carrier JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today launches nonstop service to its 57th destination, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), offering four daily flights to Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS), one of seven focus cities for the airline. The new service complements JetBlue's existing six daily flights between Boston and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), giving customers more flights,...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

Maryland Science Center and National Aquarium offer new exhibits and summer of fun family events BALTIMORE, May 19 /PRNewswire/ --- This summer, it's a perfect storm of prehistoric thrills as Dinosaurs and Jellies descend upon the Maryland Science Center and the National Aquarium and spur a WATERFRONT INVASION of activities, events, concerts, outdoor movies and other promotions around Baltimore's Inner Harbor. While the city prepares for this epic invasion, families and travelers are...

2008-12-01 12:23:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Aquarium in Washington, DC extends a warm, watery welcome to the anticipated millions traveling to the nation's capital to attend inaugural festivities for President-elect Barack Obama. All in one location, the Aquarium offers a unique opportunity to uncover "America's Aquatic Treasures(TM)" from the reefs off of the Golden Gate Bridge to the majestic Mississippi River to the Florida Keys. Located just one block from the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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