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Meet Luna, Shedd Aquarium’s rescued sea otter pup!

otter pupOn Friday, December 12, Shedd Aquarium, a recognized leader in animal care and conservation, along with ABC’s Good Morning America officially announced the name of its female rescued southern sea otter pup (Enhydra lutris nereis) known as Pup 681. Over 10,000 votes were tallied from the “Name the Sea Otter Pup” voting contest which took place between Dec. 2 and Dec. 11 and the winning name is…Luna! Continue Reading>  

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Good Morning America, Shedd Aquarium team up to name sea otter Pup 681

pup 681Shedd Aquarium’s rescued southern sea otter pup (Enhydra lutris nereis) – currently known as Pup 681 – has been swimming past significant milestones over the last few weeks and is growing quickly. Already double in size and weighing in at a little over 10 pounds, Pup 681 is now ready for a name. Shedd is partnering with ABC’s Good Morning America to name the female sea otter pup through the “Name the Sea Otter Pup” voting contest. Continue reading>

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Shedd Aquarium offers a ho-ho-host of holiday fun

holiday breakfastThere's no place like Shedd Aquarium for the holidays! Guests are invited to explore and connect with animals in a wintery, watery wonderland, create magical memories with the aquatic show, Holiday One World, and keep an eye out for Santa, who will be making an appearance at Shedd throughout the holiday season. Continue reading>

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Shedd, Monterey Bay Aquariums to host Google Hangout on air session with sea otter Pup 681

Pup 681Aquarium experts invite the public to learn more about issues facing the threatened species and to take a  live, behind-the-scenes look at the care Pup 681 is receiving. On Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 12 p.m. CT, Shedd Aquarium and Monterey Bay Aquarium will host a Google Hangout On Air session with the public to share the latest progress and information on rescued sea otter Pup 681. Continue reading> 

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Shedd, Monterey Bay partner to offer second chance for rescued sea otter pup

Sea Otter pupA recognized leader in animal care and conservation, Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium announced today that it has welcomed a five-week-old orphaned southern sea otter pup from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service  as part of a collaborative partnership with Monterey Bay Aquarium – a leading authority for the rescue and conservation of the threatened species. Continue reading>

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'Penguin Hops' Craft Brew Back By 'Hopular' Demand

PenguinShedd Aquarium and Revolution Brewing continue to grow their commitment to sustainability as they quench your thirst with Penguin Hops, limited-edition harvest ale, brewed with hops grown in Shedd’s sustainable gardens.To kick-off its third season, Shedd is hosting an exclusive Penguin Hops Release Party in partnership with Revolution Brewing and 93.9 MY FM on Oct. 30th from 5-10pm. Continue reading>

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Halloween Shedd-ule of Events

Shedd Aquarium celebrates Halloween with pumpkins.Halloween is fast approaching, and Shedd Aquarium wants to make sure they're on your trick-or-treating route. This year, there are plenty of ways children and adults alike can get into the “spirit” of the holiday. Take advantage of the aquarium’s discount days, enjoy live music and taste the aquarium’s new craft beer or spend the night at the aquarium (if you dare)! Continue reading>

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Fall Shedd-ule of events

Caribbean ReefSchool’s back already? Ease the transition with some engaging, hands-on learning experiences at Shedd Aquarium. Feel the smooth stingrays in the limited-time Stingray Touch exhibit or get lost in the Jellies special exhibit before the strange creatures float away for good. Continue reading>

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