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Pop-Up Station Celebration!

The Virginia Living Museum began our Pop-Up Discovery Station program last year with the assistance of an educational grant along with the time and effort of both staff and volunteers. The grant was made possible through a partnership with Dominion Energy.  The portability of pop-up…

SharkZone Opening May 11th!

“As a young boy, I was very interested – as I still am – in all sorts of adventure and exploration. I thought about being an astronaut, a dinosaur scientist, or marine biologist, but I clearly was drawn to the ocean and to the water.”…

Shark Teeth

What most people think of first when they picture a shark is a mouthful of teeth. As top-level predators, sharks’ teeth are indeed useful for catching food, but not all sharks eat the same foods and therefore they have different types of teeth.    …

Sharks and Rays

Last Thursday prior to our weekly SCUBA program, we added our two male lemon sharks to the 30,000 gallon Chesapeake Bay tank.   Before moving the sharks, we had to first remove the southern stingray from the exhibit, as skates and rays are natural prey for many shark species. Our…