Viewing posts from September, 2010Blog home »
  • Marooned! The Labor Day Hurricane and Shedd’s “Lost Car Crew”

    View Comments

    This hurricane season marks the 75th anniversary of the Labor Day Hurricane, a category 5 storm that is still the most intense ever to strike the United States. Vote for your favorite Shedd recollection and read on…

    Continue reading "Marooned! The Labor Day Hurricane and Shedd’s “Lost Car Crew”" »
  • Keep the waters pharma-free

    View Comments

    We’ve all been there: staring at a half-empty, expired prescription in the cabinet, wondering what exactly we’re supposed to do with old pharmaceuticals.

    Continue reading "Keep the waters pharma-free" »
  • Bon Voyage, Marley

    View Comments

    Shedd’s Grand Cayman blue iguana, Marley, is off to bluer pastures. On Wednesday, Sept. 22, he left his home of 13 years at Shedd for the Indianapolis Zoo, where he’ll join six other blue iguanas, including four females. On his last day at Shedd, aquarists treated him to a lei of hibiscus flowers, which he immediately ate.

    Continue reading "Bon Voyage, Marley" »
  • How rare is this?

    View Comments

    Not once in a blue moon. Maybe one among 2 million, or 3 million, or possibly 5 million. That’s scientists’ rough estimate of the occurrence of a blue Atlantic lobster.

    Continue reading "How rare is this?" »
  • Shedd Memories

    View Comments

    We've asked you for your favorite Shedd memories, now here are a few of ours. There are still a few more days to submit your memories to our Share a Memory - Make a Memory Contest for the chance to win a penguin encounter for 4 and a $200 gift card to our right bite partner Trattoria no. 10.

    Continue reading "Shedd Memories" »
First Previous 1 2 Next Last