Dive deeper into some of your favorite habitats at Shedd! Our free audio guides share everything you’d want to know about some of the aquarium’s most memorable species, from a beluga whale “who’s who” to the amazing rescue story of green sea turtle Nickel. Download and listen now or during your visit!
Dolphins - Abbott Oceanarium
These aquatic athletes have spectacular senses and can leap up to 20 feet in the air.
Belugas - Abbott Oceanarium
Meet the whales in Shedd’s beluga pod, from youngster Kimalu to 2,100-pound male Aurek!
Sharks - Wild Reef
See which shark species are swimming in the reef—and how our aquarists keep them all fed!
Penguins - Polar Play Zone
Hear the chatter in Shedd’s Magellanic and rockhopper penguin colonies.
Octopus - Oceans
Three hearts pumping blue blood? Meet the giant Pacific octopus!
Sea Lions - Abbott Oceanarium
Cruz, Biff and Laguna—this powerful pride has found a lifetime home at Shedd.
Seahorse - Oceans
Graceful and unique, these camouflaged predators are poised to ambush prey.
Sea Jellies - Underwater Beauty
Shedd’s jellies go with the flow—and pack a sizable sting.
Meet one of Shedd’s most famous rescues, green sea turtle Nickel.
Hear how anacondas, arapaima and electric eels are adapted to their rainforest homes.