Shark Week at Shedd

Celebrate Shark Week with us, July 23-29! Sharks—including the 10 species at Shedd—play a vital role in ocean ecosystems around the world. See how we’re celebrating these “jaw-some” predators—and how you can help protect them!

Shedd's zebra shark breeding programBe sure to catch our special Facebook Live with zebra shark Cleo and her fellow predators on Wednesday, July 26.

Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes in Wild ReefTry your hand at feeding the fishes during our Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes in Wild Reef.

Shedd's zebra shark breeding programWild Reef is home to more sharks, stingrays and live coral than any other exhibit at Shedd. Be sure to visit one of our daily shark chats!

Shark FeedingSupport the daily care for Shedd's sharks by sybolically adopting a Shark! 


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Raise a glass to sharks
We’ve partnered with Bottleneck Management for Shark Week! 20 percent of all proceeds from their themed Shark Week cocktails come back to Shedd. Cocktails are available July 23 through 30 at the following locations:

• Old Town Pour House, Chicago
• Old Town Pour House, Oak Brook
• Old Town Pour House, Naperville
• Sweetwater Tavern and Grille
• The Boundary
• Howells and Hood

In addition, you can enter to win Shedd passes by following those locations on social media!

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