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What’s in a name? Sometimes weirdness

As you stroll through Shedd Aquarium, you’ll find animals with pleasing, evocative names. But you’ll also stumble upon monkeyface pricklebacks, black crappies, Malawi eyebiters, northern hogsuckers, vampire shrimp and a hellbender.

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An Inside Look at Shedd

As you watch the sea otters play in the Abbott Oceanarium, how can you tell Yaku from Ellie? What's it like to drop everything and rush to Canada to help rescue a stranded beluga whale? Discover yourself with Shedd's stories and updates, sharing everything from new arrivals to animal rescues across the globe!