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  • Dunes, Tadpoles and Bogs (Oh My!)

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    A Great Lakes Action Day in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore proves ribbiting for Shedd volunteers as they restore a local bog habitat.

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  • Bella Turns 9!

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    Every day appears to be like a birthday party for fun-loving beluga whale Bella, but today we officially celebrate her ninth birthday!

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  • Total Immersion: High School Marine Biology

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    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to come face-to-face with a shark—and even touch one? Ten teens who are passionate about aquatic science got that chance during Shedd Aquarium’s High School Marine Biology (HSMB) program in the Bahamas.

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  • What Are the Odds? Shark Bites : Everything Else

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    How do shark bites rank in probability compared to other hazards you might encounter? The Florida Museum of Natural History, in Gainesville, has the statistics.

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  • Gaining by Leaps and Pounds

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    When Piquet’s calf is ready for a meal, he swims under his mother and repeatedly bumps the mammary glands recessed in her underside. Piquet slows, and the calf latches on… and latches off in mere seconds. He takes several more quick swigs, and what’s called a nursing bout is completed.

    Talk about fast food.

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