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  • Rehab Gets Penguins Marching Again

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    If it’s December or January, chances are good that several Shedd animal care specialists are in South Africa helping to rehabilitate abandoned African penguin chicks that temporarily call a Cape Town rescue center home.

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  • Pitching In with Passion

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    Throughout April and May, Shedd Aquarium sent a rotation of animal rehabilitation teams to help care for the record number of stranded, starving pups—elephant seals, sea lions, harbor seals and fur seals—admitted to The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito.

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  • Lucky Dog!

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    Shedd has added a fourth pooch to its canine lineup. Welcome Marlin, a handsome chocolate Lab mix (with maybe a little boxer, perhaps a touch of Great Dane)!

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  • Rescues Feeling Right at Home

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    Earlier this month we reported on rescued California sea lion pup Laguna. Maybe you’ve had the special chance to see another rescued sea lion, Cruz, in an aquatic show.

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  • From Rescued to Robust — Laguna's Story

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    Laguna, a rescued sea lion pup, has made great progress since his arrival at Shedd in late June, says marine mammals director Lisa Takaki. His debut last week in the Grainger Sea Lion Cove was one more step toward his total acclimation here.

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