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  • Beluga Birthday: Bella Is 8!

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    It’s official: On Bella’s eighth birthday, Maris Muzzy, senior trainer and cetacean manager, says that the beluga is “truly an adult whale now, not the lanky young adult she was last year.”

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  • Keeping Allergies from Dogging Bruce

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    Allergies, from aggravating to life-threatening, aren’t restricted to people. Bruce, one of the rescued dogs that delight guests during the “One World” aquatic show, is a fellow sufferer.

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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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  • Celebrating—and Learning from—the Marine Mammals

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    A visit to Shedd Aquarium isn’t complete without saying hi to the beluga whales and Pacific white-sided dolphins in the Abbott Oceanarium. And now is a great time to visit and wish dolphin calf Sagu a happy second birthday on May 28!

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  • Things Shedd mothers teach us

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    At Shedd, moms come in all shapes, sizes and taxonomic groups. They are egg layers and livebearers. Some are doting parents. Others, by nature, carefully select the best place to deposit their eggs and then leave, their maternal responsibility fulfilled.

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