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  • Grand Cayman Blue Iguana Update - Competition breeds success

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    What’s with the mirror? Alert guests might be puzzling over the unbreakable mirror propped against the rockwork in the Grand Cayman blue iguanas’ habitat. Here’s a hint: Competition breeds success.

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  • Flip the Switch!

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    On March 27, between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. local time, hundreds of millions of people around the world will turn off their lights to reduce their carbon footprint and raise awareness about global climate change. 

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  • Blackbirds Signal Spring Migration

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    In early March, my boss, Michelle Jost, arrived at work wearing a huge smile. She heard a red-winged blackbird trilling nearby; that call meant spring! But to other Shedd staffers, that call meant "duck!" 

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  • Securing the Future for Seahorses

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    Seahorses, their relatives and their habitats face significant threats from the heavy trade in seahorse products: for traditional medicine, the home aquarium industry and the trade in souvenir curios. 

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  • Beluga calf update: Games and groups

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    Mom Puiji and her calf can have fun with a Frisbee, but belugas are inventive when it comes to games, and anything can be a toy. 

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