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  • Got Milk!

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    Piquet’s calf has hit the milk milestone, beginning to nurse around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday and continuing about every 30 minutes since then. That mom and calf made the lactation linkup less than 24 hours after the birth was a joy and a relief.

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  • The Calf’s First Day

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    Piquet, her calf and Shedd’s cadre of animal care and animal health experts have had a busy day. Happily, most of the work on the part of Shedd’s staffers since 10:34 p.m. Monday, when the calf was born, has been watching the large and small dolphins swim and bond. 

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  • Welcome Piquet’s Calf

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    At 10:34 last night, we welcomed Pacific white-sided dolphin Piquet’s calf into the Shedd Aquarium family.

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  • World Turtle Day

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    Heads up—or maybe that’s heads out. Today is World Turtle Day, an annual observance established in 2000 to celebrate and protect turtles and tortoises around the world.

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  • One brush With Comb Jellies is Not Enough: They’re back!

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    Comb jellies are back on view in the Jellies special exhibit with a new species to the exhibit, Mnemiopsis leidyi.

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