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  • Name Your Poison: Where’s Nematocyst?

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    This summer, in the spirit of Jazzin’ at the Shedd—which starts tonight!—and Jellies, we offer a series of blogs under the heading, “Name Your Poison.” Actually, we’re going to talk mainly about venom, not poison, and we’ll get to that distinction below.

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  • Dolphin update

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    Tique is doing well, says Ken Ramirez, executive vice president of animal programs and training. After she lost her week-old calf on June 9, Tique spent a quiet week with Kri, another of Shedd’s original female Pacific white-sided dolphins, off exhibit.

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  • Pacific Plastic Plague

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    Earlier this week, we learned about how our world’s connected watersheds can carry chemicals from land-based pollution all the way to our oceans.

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  • Shedd saddened by loss of calf

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    We are deeply saddened to announce that our Pacific white-sided dolphin calf died late yesterday afternoon. Our marine mammals and veterinary teams did everything humanly possible to help the calf thrive. But nature took a different course.

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  • One Health

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    A blog on the Great Lakes for World Oceans Day? Let me guess, you’re thinking, “C’mon Shedd—get your waters straight!”

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