This Earth Day Consider "Shedding" The StrawThe Shedd Aquarium is celebrating Earth Day this year by challenging the Chicagoland community to commit to a conservation action that will protect our planet’s waterways and the animals that live in them.
PHOTOS: Animals At The Shedd Aquarium Celebrate The Start Of Baseball SeasonFrom penguins to otters and all the animals in between, the Shedd Aquarium is welcoming Chicago's two favorite baseball teams on both the North and South Side by sporting team colors, enjoying enrichment treats and showing off their skills.
PHOTOS: Penguins At Shedd Aquarium Prepare For Mating SeasonThe penguins at the Shedd Aquarium are beginning to prepare for mating season by building nests.
PHOTOS: Sea Otters At Shedd Aquarium Have A Snow DayThe Shedd Aquarium's five sea otters celebrated this week with a snow day following Chicago's mid-March Lake Effect Snow.
No Valentine’s Date? Live Vicariously Through Shedd RelationshipsSeveral trainers at the Shedd Aquarium won’t be lonely on Valentine's Day as they spoil their animal partners.
Shedd Aquarium, Teens Team Up To Help Four-Legged CreaturesThe Teen Learning Lab -- a program for about 400 teenagers in the Chicago area -- has "upcycled" T-shirts into dog toys. WBBM's Steve Miller explains.
Museums Offer Free Admission To CPS Students Before Classes ResumeChicago Public Schools students get a treat ahead of the first day of school. Some of the city's museums and cultural institutions are offering free admission.
Shedd Welcomes Dolphin Calf Just In Time For Spring The Shedd Aquarium has a new arrival just in time for spring – a Pacific white-sided dolphin calf was born Monday morning at the aquarium.
Shedd Aquarium Helps Rescue Stranded Sea Otter PupAn orphaned sea otter pup is making herself at home at the Shedd Aquarium, about six weeks after she was rescued from a beach in California.
Shedd Aquarium Names New CEOThe aquarium's Board of Trustees announced Wednesday that Bridget Coughlin will begin leading the aquarium in the spring. She will take over from Ted Beattie, who announced in April he planned to step down following a 22-year tenure.
Shedd Aquarium's Baby Dolphin Gets His Name — MakoaMakoa is a Hawaiian name which means “fearless.” The public was invited to vote online for one week between Makoa and Kolohe, which means “rascal.”
Voting Begins To Name Shedd Aquarium’s New Dolphin Calf The Shedd Aquarium is asking animal lovers to take a quick break from holiday shopping and vote on a name for its 6-month-old Pacific white-sided dolphin calf.