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  • Dolphin’s 3-month Milestone!

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    At the same time that we’re watching and cheering on beluga whale Mauyak’s new calf, we’re celebrating that Piquet’s calf turned 3 months old on Aug. 28!

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  • A Whale of a Birth Announcement

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    The Shedd Aquarium family is delighted to announce the birth of beluga whale Mauyak’s calf. The little whale—estimated at 4½ feet and 150 pounds—arrived at 2 a.m. today after a smooth labor.

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  • August Fish of the Month: MSC-certified sablefish

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    Your seafood choices can have a big impact on the health of our oceans and lakes—so make sure they’re positive ones! Every month, Shedd’s Right Bite team highlights a sustainable seafood item as our Fish of the Month. August’s pick is MSC-certified sablefish!

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  • Shedd's shark experts answer your questions

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    On Wednesday, August 15, from 1:30 to 2 p.m. CST, Shedd's online audiences will have the chance to ask our shark experts their shark-related questions during our live Twitter chat.

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  • Shark Week: Spotted Ratfish, the Unshark

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    Happy 25th anniversary of Shark Week! After you’ve celebrated by taking a self-guided tour with our new Ten Fun Finds: Sharks at Shedd map, mosey back to the Oceans gallery to meet the spotted ratfish.

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