• The Gaping Maw

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    Okay, that tunnel of a gullet on the front end of a paddlefish is designed to engulf zooplankton. Eensy-teensy animals. Not poodles or people. Still, it’s an impressive sight coming at you, especially if you’re facing a 5-foot individual.

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  • Helpful Tips for Keeping Pets Safe this Halloween

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    Halloween is a day full of scares, especially for our furry friends at home. When the doorbell rings and “trick or treat” screams start on Oct. 31, pets at home may have quite the fright.

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  • Sustainable Seafood the Cat’s Meow

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    We couldn’t let National Sustainable Seafood Month go by without noting that you can make a difference when you shop for your feline friend’s seafood too.

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  • Going Big for the Great Lakes

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    A steady drizzle and deep gray skies were no obstacle to our 150 volunteers who participated in Shedd’s Great Lakes Action Day (GLAD) at 12th Street Beach last Wednesday. Eager to lend a hand for the lakes, volunteers from PNC Bank, Chapman & Cutler and Latin High School rallied behind this major cleanup. 

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  • Turtles in Our Midst

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    A dark, heavy creature with glaring eyes, steel-trap jaws, algae-covered back and long armored tail sits like a rock on the river’s muddy bottom, waiting.

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