Get up-close and personal with a cane toad during meal time for Save the Frogs Day 2015 and learn how you can help amphibians. Continue reading>
Shedd Aquarium, in collaboration with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, officially announced the name of its male rockhopper penguin known as Chick 23. Votes from Lurie Children’s patients, families, volunteers and staff were tallied from the #WaddleItBe voting contest and the winning name is…Diego! Continue Reading>
Shedd Aquarium welcomed a Pacific white-sided dolphin calf to the aquarium family on April 18 at 9:14 a.m. Although the team remains cautiously optimistic during this time, both calf and mom appear healthy. Continue Reading>
In continued community collaboration with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium is thrilled to announce that members of Lurie Children's community will exclusively choose the new name for rockhopper penguin chick #23. Continue Reading>
As Shedd's penguins prepare to pair up for mating season, sticks and rocks necessary for nest building have been introduced in the habitat where they will be carefully collected and arranged by the birds. Continue reading>
Say goodbye to the winter blues and spring into action with Shedd Aquarium’s fin-tastic programming! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to play hide-and-seek in the Amphibians or dive deeper into the world of fascinating aquatic species with Spring Break Camp and an incredible trip to the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest. Continue Reading>
Shedd Aquarium officially announced the name of its female sea otter pup known as Pup 71. Over 1,500 votes from Shedd members were tallied from the voting contest and the winning name is... Ellie! Continue Reading>
Due to warmer than normal ocean temperatures and the impact of El Nino conditions, 2016 is forecasted to be an extremely challenging year for marine mammals across the coast of California. CIMWI and Shedd Aquarium are working together to provide aid to the rising number of sea lion pup strandings in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties in Southern California. Continue Reading>
Shedd Aquarium’s newest rescued southern sea otter, Pup 719, is getting along “swimmingly” as she receives around-the-clock care in the Regenstein Sea Otter Nursery. Continue reading>
Announcing the line-up for the 2016 Shedd Adventures travel program. Custom-designed programs for travelers with a passion for wildlife, join Shedd on upcoming trips researching iguanas in the Bahamas, kayaking in the San Juan Islands and swimming alongside whale sharks in Mexico. Continue Reading>
Shedd Aquarium announced February 16 that it has welcomed a 10 -week-old orphaned southern sea otter pup to the aquarium as part of a collaborative partnership with Monterey Bay Aquarium. Continue reading>
Shedd Aquarium is showing some Valentine’s Day love this year to the essential fish and animal species that make up the Great Lakes with some carp-y, downloadable Valentines. While they might sometimes look a little Erie, we wish these fish a Superior day for maintaining balance in our lake ecosystems and allowing us to live and thrive. Continue Reading>
Shedd Aquarium is celebrating love this Valentine's Day and inviting guests to "Feel the Love." Take advantage of all Shedd has to offer and find animals throughout the building that, in name or behavior, are as sweet as a box of chocolate! Continue Reading>
Shedd Aquarium announced today that one of its Pacific white-sided dolphins is expecting a calf this spring. This is the first pregnancy for Shedd’s 28-year-old female dolphin, Katrl. Currently in her third trimester, Shedd’s veterinary and animal care staff report that the mother is healthy and her pregnancy is progressing normally with an estimated delivery date in late spring. Continue Reading>
Chicago’s most visited cultural attraction and a national leader in animal care, conservation education, and marine research, proudly announced today that its Board of Trustees has elected Bridget C. Coughlin, PhD, as the organization’s new President & CEO. Continue reading>
What do you get a dolphin calf for the holidays? A name! After a full week of voting, the results are in. Continue reading>
Shedd Aquarium is making a splash this holiday season by inviting the public to participate in helping to name its newest male Pacific white-sided dolphin calf in partnership with ABC7 WLS Chicago beginning Dec 9. Continue reading>
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS) turned to animal care and conservation leader Shedd Aquarium for assistance in the rescue and rehabilitation of 102 internationally protected juvenile arapaima following an attempted illegal importation for the pet trade industry. Continue reading >
With the group of sea otters consuming nearly 25,000 pounds of restaurant quality, sustainable seafood annually – at a cost of $20,000 per otter per year – Shedd Aquarium is rolling out a city-wide fundraiser, #YouOtterGive, as part of the #GivingTuesday celebration of generosity. Continue Reading >
There's no place like Shedd Aquarium for the holidays! Guests are invited to explore and connect with animals in a wintery, watery wonderland and create magical memories with the aquatic show, Holiday One World. Continue Reading >
Following the successful launch of the Amphibians special exhibit earlier this year, Shedd Aquarium announces a partnership with the Forest Preserves of Cook County (FPCC) to restore habitats across the county critical to local amphibian species. Continue reading >
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