Piquet & Makoa

Shedd Aquarium welcomed a new family member at 12:10 a.m. on June 1, 2015! Pacific white-sided dolphin Piquet and Makoa have passed several important milestones. Get updates on the calf's progress on our blogs and learn how marine mammal pregnancies help us improve our understanding of these animals.

DolphinVisit Piquet, Makoa and all of the dolphins at Shedd in the Abbott Oceanarium's underwater viewing area!

Learn more about Makoa's development and growth.


DolphinFind out how our experts are protecting Pacific white-sided dolphins for future generations.

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A look-back at Makoa's birth!

Be sure to read the original birth announcement and see how much progress has been made in since Makoa was born.

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