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  • Happy Garden for Wildlife Month

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    Although the weather this month hasn’t always been seasonal, May is Garden for Wildlife Month. As summer approaches at the end of the month, however, it’ll soon be time to take a stroll along Lake Michigan—and the lush gardens that wrap around Shedd’s exterior.

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  • Happy first birthday, Sagu!

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    Shedd’s little Pacific white-sided dolphin calf, Sagu (SAH-goo), has been racking up achievements, but today he hits his most impressive milestone: his first birthday.

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  • World Turtle Day

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    World Turtle Day, May 23, is an annual celebration of turtles and tortoises, but it's also an occasion to raise awareness about their disappearing habitats around the world.

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  • Biodiversity: The Cichlids

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    Today, May 22, is International Biodiversity Day. Of the more than 1,500 species that you can see at Shedd, about 900 are fishes, almost equally divided between freshwater and marine species.

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  • Endangered Species Have Their Day

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    May 17 is Endangered Species Day. But we live among threatened and endangered plant and animal species every day.

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