Descend into the twilight zone, where sunlight is scarce and every dive yields surprising discoveries.
The Academy's annual natural world photography exhibit celebrates the diversity of life on Earth. Opens July 29.
Meet our African penguin colony and get your questions answered by one of our Academy biologists.
Peep the Academy’s third-annual wildlife photography exhibit, with special guest Adam Savage!
Be mesmerized by sharks and rays, tropical fish, and waddling penguins. Our webcams stream 24 hours a day.
Learn more about Claude, our American Alligator, and other fascinating inhabitants of the swamp.
Billions of years ago, Earth had supercontinents—land masses made of multiple continents merged together.
New nudibranchs, sea urchins, corals, and fish in the most biologically diverse marine ecosystem on the planet.
Photo by Tim Wong
Ten different animals desperately need attention for their survival and we can all get involved.
Spot every detail on the 14 species of sharks, rays, and bony fishes living in our Shark Lagoon.