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  • Shedd at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show

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    The 2009 Chicago Flower & Garden show returns to Navy Pier on March 7. Be sure to visit WaterShedd, designed by Shedd Aquarium horticultural manager Christine Nye, in collaboration with Roy Diblik, co-owner of Northwest Perennial Farm. 

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  • Oceanarium Reimagined

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    When the Oceanarium reopens on May 22, there will be new exhibits and experiences, with increased opportunities for interactions with animals and the furthering of our conservation and education missions.

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  • Shedd Student Earns Award

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    The National Science Teachers Association recognized educator Jason Crean with a “Making a Difference” award for his development of a high-school-level genetics curriculum.

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  • 61 Grams of Mercury

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    At Shedd, we have a special relationship with the creatures inhabiting the Earth’s waters. Even the smallest amount of mercury can be deadly to fish – and anything that eats them.

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  • Pufferfish Dentistry

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    Pufferfish have strong, sharp-edged dental plates that continue to grow throughout their lives. These plates are for cutting and crushing hard foods and look remarkably like large, paired upper and lower teeth.

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