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  • Falling Feathers Signal Seasonal Change at Shedd

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    As the leaves begin to turn bright colors outside in preparation for the fall, a different type of seasonal change is happening inside Shedd Aquarium that’s a little more black and white. After a successful breeding season — during which we welcomed a new rockhopper chick into our care — both the rockhopper and Magellanic penguins are in various stages of their annual molt, a process that will span several weeks.

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  • 5 Reasons to Raise Your Awareness about Sea Otters

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    Sea Otter Awareness Week starts Sunday, Sept. 20. Not that we need a reason to celebrate our favorite furry aquatic residents. But it’s a great time to get together and learn more about them

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  • Luna, Conservation Ambassador

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    Sea otter pup Luna celebrates her first birthday during Sea Otter Awareness Week. Now is a great time to catch up with her and see why she’s a conservation ambassador for her species.

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  • Arctic Char Ceviche with Green Apple and Ginger

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    This Kendall College feature recipe for Arctic char ceviche is a perfect way to transition from summer to fall with some delicious sustainable seafood. 

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  • A Whale of a Celebration: Beluga Week, Sept. 1-7

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    Who isn’t delighted by a chirp, spray, or even lumbering leap by one of the beluga whales—animals whose perpetual smiles are strictly by anatomical design yet also seem to perfectly characterize their playful, easygoing nature.

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