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  • Asian Carp

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    Carp are a huge variety of freshwater species in the family Cyprinidae, a ginormous group of fishes native to Europe and Asia. Get a closer look in our just-reopened At Home on the Great Lakes gallery.

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  • World Sea Turtle Day

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    Today is World Sea Turtle Day! While it’s a great day to celebrate these ancient mariners, there’s nothing to celebrate about the fact that six of the world’s seven sea turtle species are in danger of extinction in this century.

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  • At Home on the Great Lakes

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    If you filled your coffee pot or tea kettle with tap water from Lake Michigan this morning, you’re among the 36 million people in the United States and Canada who depend on the Great Lakes for this most basic resource.

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  • Know Your Rays: Cownose

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    You couldn’t find a better kind of stingray for an experience like Stingray Touch than the big-eyed, blunt-snouted cownose rays.

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  • Something Special for World Oceans Day

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    World Oceans Day, June 8, is a time to celebrate the dazzling diversity of that vast body of salt water that covers 70 percent of our planet.

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