With sharp spines, a big, round nose, and a tail they can hang from, prehensile-tailed porcupines are nocturnal vegetarian rodents….



White-Nosed coatis live in a variety of habitats from tropical lowlands to drier mountain forests in North, Central and South…

gator invasion

Gator Invasion

There is something lurking on the banks of the Peconic River… it’s a Gator Invasion! From June to September, right…

mom and baby harbor seals


Our seals welcome all visitors to the Long Island Aquarium! Located right outside the main entrance, the 800-square foot natural…


Sea Lion Coliseum

Long Island Aquarium’s Sea Lion Coliseum is the place to go to appreciate the grace, playfulness, and intelligence of the…

Penguin Flapping

Penguin Pavilion

Long Island Aquarium’s year round Penguin Pavilion provides an Atlantean home to our African penguins (Spheniscus demersus). The 800-square foot…

Otters at LI Aquarium & Exhibition Center

Otter Falls

Otter Falls is home to two North American river otters (Lontra canadensis), one adult female, Jelly, and her son, Stark,…

Japanese snow monkeys

Lost Temple of Atlantis

The Lost Temple of Atlantis dazzles through the grandeur of its architecture and the majesty of its guardians’ four Japanese…

Koi Pond

Koi Pond

Long Island Aquarium’s Koi Pond –  showcases several varieties of koi, Japan’s national fish, also known as “Nishikigoi,” which is Japanese for…

Creature of the Night

Creatures of the Night

The ancient corridors of the Atlantean ruins come alive with Creatures of the Night! Thriving on the plant life that…

Dart frog

Ancient Reptile Ruins

Overgrown and forgotten, this ancient Atlantean marketplace now provides a home to some of the most interesting reptiles on Earth!…