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  • A Day in the Life of Shedd’s Sea Otter Pup: Grooming

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    Grooming is an important skill that sea otter pup Cayucos has had to develop. Since she arrived in January, the hour allotted for each of the pup’s seven, then six, and now five daily meals, has also given trainers a hands-on chance to groom her.

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  • Cherry Duo for Presidents’ Day

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    We cannot tell a lie. Shedd Aquarium does not have any fishes or other animals with “Washington” in their common or scientific names. 

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  • A Day in the Life of Shedd’s Sea Otter Pup: Mealtime

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    Sea otter pup Cayucos’s day starts a lot like yours and mine: She wakes up, she might splash in a little water and groom, and she has breakfast.  But then it veers off into what we can only hope for when we’re on vacation:

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  • Sea Nettle of a Different Stripe

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    Each species in Shedd’s Jellies special exhibit has some stunning attribute that sets it apart from the others and makes you stop and look. The purple-striped sea nettle is a study in contrasts.

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  • Whale of a Love Story: Matt and Krystal

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    For the last several weeks, Shedd Aquarium and NBC Chicago collected the love stories of couples seeking to take the next step in their relationship. Through this contest, Matt won the chance to propose to Krystal at Shedd, with the help of a beluga whale! If you believe timing is everything, you will enjoy this story.

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