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.
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It’s not quite like swimming with dolphins, but starting this spring visitors to the Shedd Aquarium will have a chance to touch the stingrays.
The Shedd Aquarium will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday for an early spring cleaning, but the fish are staying put.
The Shedd Aquarium showed off two new sea lions on Wednesday – one with a reputation as a greedy crook, the other a blind gunshot victim.
Now welcoming visitors at the Shedd Aquarium are three big grey slow moving Carp.
Biologists at the Shedd Aquarium were hoping the addition of three Asian bighead carp to the Invasive Species exhibit would persuade visitors to help keep the voracious fish out of Lake Michigan.
The Shedd Aquarium’s new beluga calf is now officially on public display after Friday’s debut at the where she’ll be seen at the Abbott Oceanarium; but she won’t be able to hear the spectators, for a very good reason.
A brand new baby beluga is now 205 pounds and getting ready to meet the public at the Shedd Aquarium.
An otter orphaned by the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 has died after spending the past 23 years at the Shedd Aquarium.
Mauyak, the Shedd’s female beluga, gave birth to a healthy calf about 2 a.m. Monday.