At Shedd Aquarium, animals connect you to the living world, inspiring you to make a difference.

Shedd Aquarium, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization, gratefully acknowledges
the sustaining contributions of the people of Chicago, State of Illinois and Chicago Park District. Shedd is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums
and is Humane Conservation Certified by the American Humane Association.

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