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  • How I Care for Amphibians

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    Veterinary care of the animals in the Amphibians special exhibit began long before they got here. The animal health team met with the husbandry staff to discuss the species they were interested in and their requirements. Then we did our homework. We needed to know where the animals were coming from.

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  • Bella Turns 9!

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    Every day appears to be like a birthday party for fun-loving beluga whale Bella, but today we officially celebrate her ninth birthday!

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  • How I Care for Granddad

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    Millions of Shedd Aquarium visitors have been able to appreciate Granddad over the last 82 years, and it’s a privilege to care for an animal that has been a part of so many guests’ Shedd experience. By providing him with the consistent, high-level care that all Shedd animals receive, I hope to work with Granddad for many years to come.

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  • Piquet’s Calf Arrives This Morning

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    Attending trainers and animal health staffers cheered or cried tears of joy as Pacific white-sided dolphin Piquet gave birth to an energetic calf early this morning in the Secluded Bay habitat of the Abbott Oceanarium. Mom and calf appear to be doing well.

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  • Amphibians Are Coming! Amphibians Are Coming!

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    Get ready for a toadally ribbitting experience when Amphibians, Shedd’s new special exhibit, hops into the aquarium this spring. 

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