• Mark your calendar!

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    Celebrate Save the Frogs Day on April 25 by marking your calendar for some frog-focused events! Check out these upcoming virtual happenings from Shedd. 

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  • Happy Earth Day! Here's how Shedd celebrates every day!

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    Every year on April 22, we celebrate the amazing natural resources available to us and recognize ways in which we can be more environmentally friendly. Our everyday activities have major impacts on the environment, and it is important that we find ways to celebrate the Earth and contribute to keeping it healthy! 

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  • Shedd Loves Its Volunteers!

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    National Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 12 to 18, is a big event at Shedd. All week we shower our 966 volunteers with extra thanks and special treats for their dedicated service—119,818 hours in 2014, to be exact.

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  • Amphibian or Reptile? Here's the Difference

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    Amphibians and reptiles might seem similar—low to the ground, often in water, and not warm or fuzzy—but these two distinct groups exhibit striking differences in the three Bs: body, breeding and behavior. Read more to learn about the differences between amphibians and reptiles!

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  • How I Care for...Dwarf Caimans

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    The beauty of Shedd’s Amazon Rising exhibit lies in the realistic habitats that make the animals feel at home while giving guests a feel for the seasonal changes in a floodplain forest.

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