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The Shedd Aquarium has adopted its fifth rescue dog, as part of its ongoing effort to demonstrate how to build strong relationships with animals.
The Adler Planetarium, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium will have free general admission for Illinois residents on Feb. 16, according to a statement from an Adler spokesman.
CHICAGO – Shedd Aquarium announced in a press release today that Piquet, one of its Pacific white-sided dolphins, is pregnant. With “fewer than 20 Pacific white-sided dolphins in accredited North American zoological facilities,” Shedd reports that Piquet’s […]
More than 10,000 votes were cast in the contest to name the rescued orphan sea otter who had been known as Pup 681.
A small fire inside a bathroom prompted an evacuation of the Shedd Aquarium Saturday afternoon.
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The Shedd Aquarium is raising a sea otter pup that was abandoned by her mother about five weeks ago off the California coast – about an hour south of San Francisco.
Biologists are delighted with finding of a fish that looks like a crocodile with fins, right here in the Chicago area, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
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Environmentalists, lawmakers and representatives of the cosmetics industry met at the Shedd Aquarium on Wednesday day to talk about an agreement to stop the use of “microbeads” in personal care products in Illinois.
Ruggles hatched June 12, 2013, to parents Drake and Magdalena, according to a statement from Shedd. She weighed only 75 grams at birth, but now weighs 4.9 pounds.
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Some researchers have had a “Finding Nemo” moment in Burnham Harbor.
Granddad may not be flashy, but he’s durable at the Shedd Aquarium where he’s celebrating his 80th birthday.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found Kachemak stranded and orphaned on a beach in Kachemak Bay, Alaska, on May 23, 1990. She was just 6 weeks old when she came to Chicago.
Whether you’re a couple looking to have a cute date or a family wanting to spend an educational time together, the zoo and aquarium events in Chicago will likely be more than satisfactory.
Shedd Aquarium staffers traded water for sand as they tromped the low dune at 63rd street beach trying to get things back the way they once were, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A group of students from the south suburbs were among the first to try out the Shedd Aquarium’s first outdoor exhibit on Tuesday, getting the chance to literally reach out and touch a school of stingrays swimming in a pool outside the aquarium.
As one of Chicago’s top cultural attractions, the Shedd sees daily visitors from Chicago and all over the world. Whether you were there 5 years ago or 5 months ago, there’s always something new to see and explore.