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  • One Month Old!

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    Piquet’s calf is 1 month old today! And what a big boy he is becoming. He and mom have hit all the milestones for a Pacific white-sided dolphin calf’s first month, and everyone at Shedd is absolutely tickled at his progress.

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  • Jazzin’ Instrumentals: Guitarfish

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    To celebrate the 18th season of Jazzin’ at the Shedd—which kicks off tonight at 5 p.m.—we’re turning the spotlight on some of our most instrumental animals. No fish at Shedd represents blues-tinged jazz better than our whitespotted guitarfish, Lucille.

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  • Oh, boy, it’s a boy!

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    It’s official: Piquet’s calf is a male. Break out the blue bunting!

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  • Shedd helped decorate the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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    Sculptures of a humpback whale mother and her calf, donated by Shedd Aquarium, greet people entering the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, which opened today.

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  • Youth: The Next Wave for Change

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    The theme for this year’s World Oceans Day is Youth: The Next Wave for Change. By participating in Shedd Aquarium’s work-study program, Chicago-area teens can become just that: the change that they want to see in others.

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