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  • Save the Frogs Day

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    We’re working at it. Shedd is home to a variety of threatened and endangered mantella frogs, all native to small—and ever-shrinking—ranges in Madagascar.

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  • Shedd volunteers are long on service—and talent!

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    When was the last time you spent 9,000 hours doing something you love? Two of Shedd’s volunteers, Bob Lippold and Lori Wheeles, have given that much service to the aquarium.

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  • Monday is Earth Day!

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    Earth Day, April 22, is a special time for environmental celebration. But what we do every day makes the real difference in the health of our planet, including our waters. Join us in contributing to a healthier environment!

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  • This Remote Is for Hands-on Science

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    We are in the middle of National Environmental Education Week. Nature is the best classroom, but sometimes you need a little technological help to dive deeper.

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  • Under Pressure Today? Consider the Nautilus

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    It’s April 15, your tax returns must be postmarked by midnight, and maybe you’re feeling some pressure. But it’s nothing compared to what the deep-diving chambered nautilus has experienced for 500 million years.

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