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  • Ruby Trout with Avocado and Arugula Fettuccine

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    A weekend back home would not be complete without a home-cooked meal and a side of strong Armenian opinions. “This is the best fish I’ve had in years!” my mom exclaimed as she unwrapped orange-fleshed fillets from their white parchment paper on the kitchen counter, my dad nodding quietly in agreement.

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  • All Aboard for Shedd’s Anniversary!

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    You would have seen the Nautilus railroad car on temporary tracks next to the building if you’d attended Shedd’s opening ceremonies on May 30, 1930. It had just returned from Key West on a collecting trip for reef fishes for the tropical saltwater gallery.

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  • Feel the wonder at Shedd, and feel connected to the ocean

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    Looking for a chance to feel the wonder at Shedd? Get excited, because Shedd’s Stingray Touch experience opened today, Friday, May 23! It’s a great opportunity to see and feel these remarkably gentle creatures of the tropics. Unfortunately, though, stingrays and other marine life are often at risk to some fishing methods around the world.

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  • Pitching In with Passion

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    Throughout April and May, Shedd Aquarium sent a rotation of animal rehabilitation teams to help care for the record number of stranded, starving pups—elephant seals, sea lions, harbor seals and fur seals—admitted to The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito.

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  • Celebrating—and Learning from—the Marine Mammals

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    A visit to Shedd Aquarium isn’t complete without saying hi to the beluga whales and Pacific white-sided dolphins in the Abbott Oceanarium. And now is a great time to visit and wish dolphin calf Sagu a happy second birthday on May 28!

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