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  • Milestones

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    Pup 681 might inch on her tummy across her car-wash “kelp” strips, but she is zooming past major milestones in growth and development.

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  • An Orphaned Otter’s Odyssey

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    A sea otter pup has a loud, piercing squeal that lets its mom relocate it while she’s on foraging dives. That lusty cry can also lead rescuers to stranded pups, which was what helped save a week-old southern sea otter on Sept. 30 and started the odyssey of Pup 681 from a California beach to Shedd Aquarium.

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  • Happy Birthday, Cayucos!

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    Today is Cayucos’s third birthday! This southern sea otter joined the Shedd family in December 2011. 

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  • Meet Shedd Vet Tech Bernie Maciol

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    What’s it like to be a vet tech at Shedd Aquarium? We sat down with Veterinary Medical Technologist Bernie Maciol to get a look at her day-to-day tasks!

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  • Welcome Pup 681!

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    Shedd’s newest resident is an orphaned southern sea otter pup. Just 5 weeks old and weighing less than 6 pounds, she arrived at the aquarium on Oct. 28 and is receiving around-the-clock care behind the scenes from our sea otter specialists and veterinarians.

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