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  • Shedd at Night - Playtime

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    Come to Jazzin’ at the Shedd to see things you wouldn’t during regular hours! Like pool toys—very sturdy pool toys—in the Oceanarium habitats.

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  • Thanks, Dad: Anemone Clownfish

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    Visit the seahorse exhibit in our Waters of the World galleries and, in addition to our super dads, you might see our clownfish pair tending a clutch of eggs (deep reddish orange if they’re new or silver-brown if they’re ready to hatch) behind the small live coral they live in, just a little left of center in the habitat.

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  • Thanks, Dad: Seahorses and Seadragons

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    In the animal world, seahorse males would have the Father of the Year award tied up in perpetuity. 

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  • Thanks, Dad: Titi Monkeys

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    During our Mother’s Day blogs, we skipped over the two female titi (TEE-tee) monkeys that perch in the treetops above Amazon Rising’s Receding Waters habitat, not because they aren’t moms, but because among monkeys in the genus Callicebus, dad is typically the one who cares for the kids.

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  • Dangers of Plastics

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    Everyone has their hang-ups, and mine are made of plastic.

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