• Shedd Adventures: Kayaking in the San Juans

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    Salt-tinged breezes, glacier-topped mountains, vast ocean: Come to the San Juan Islands and kayak with your Shedd host, marine mammal expert and outdoors enthusiast Jessica Whiton, on an exploratory trip among some of the 172 islands between the coasts of Washington State and Canada’s Vancouver Island, June 30 through July 4.

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  • Shedd Adventures: Swimming with Whale Sharks

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    Make this summer unforgettable: Swim with gentle whale sharks on an exciting Shedd Adventures trip to Isla Mujeres, July 20 to 24. Shedd experts Kristine Stump and George Parsons lead this trip to the island off Mexico’s Caribbean coast, where we’ll snorkel, explore Mayan ruins and swim among the 30- to 40-foot whale sharks.

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  • Feel the Love with Animal Valentines

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    Whether you’re on a date, sharing a visit with family or friends, or strolling the galleries solo, we hope you’ll have some fun with these animal valentines.

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  • How Groundfish Beat "Groundhog Day"

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    This Groundhog Day, I’d like to share with you the story of U.S. West Coast groundfish, an aquatic counterpart to Punxsutawney Phil, and how in California, the groundfish fisheries finally stopped reliving the Groundhog Day doom of fishery collapse and came out the other side, to a spring of sustainability.

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  • Dolphin Katrl Expecting First Calf

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    Shedd Aquarium is abuzz with the news that Pacific white-sided dolphin Katrl (kuh-TREHL) is expecting her first calf in late spring. 

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