Endangered Blanding's Turtles Released Into The WildThe turtles are known for their distinctive yellow throat and chin, which can show a permanent 'smile.' They are endangered in Illinois after suffering a drastic population decline over the years.
Shedd Aquarium's Newest Baby Penguins Have Been NamedTwo Magellanic penguin chicks were officially named after a week-long naming contest held by the aquarium resulted in more than 1,300 votes from aquarium members.
Two Baby Penguins At Shedd Aquarium Need NamesThe sisters are currently known at Chick 420 and Chick 421 and are hitting critical growth milestones, according to the aquarium.
Mother Dolphin Suddenly Loses Unborn Calf At Shedd AquariumA mother dolphin suddenly and unexpectedly lost her unborn calf this week at the Shedd Aquarium.
Shedd Aquarium Using Smartphone Technology To Help Blind And Visually Impaired Guests Enjoy ExhibitsGuests can use smartphones to connect with the Aira app to get real-time audio descriptions from a live agent for 30 minutes at a time.
Shots Fired In Quarrel Near Shedd AquariumShots rang out Thursday night on Solidarity Drive near the Shedd Aquarium as two groups got into a fight.
Former Shedd Aquarium Worker Says He Was Fired For Breaking Up Fight At Dolphin ShowA worker at the Shedd Aquarium says he was fired, for trying to do the right thing: breaking up a fight between two women at the dolphin exhibit.
Orphaned Sea Otters Get A New Home At The Shedd Aquarium“While it’s never good news to hear that an animal has been orphaned or in need of rescue, Shedd Aquarium stands ready to step in to assist – whether that’s rehabilitating and releasing animals, in this case, providing a safe home for those that need it."
Shedd Aquarium's Interactive Sea Otter Exhibit Is Winning Over HeartsChicago's Shedd Aquarium launched an interactive sea otter exhibit earlier this year, but don't plan on shaking hands with one of the adorable otters just yet.
Shedd Aquarium Pledges To Reduce Ocean-Harming PlasticShedd Aquarium in Chicago is among a group of aquariums making an Earth Day pledge to reduce single-use plastic.
Shedd Aquarium CEO To Give Knox College Commencement SpeechShedd Aquarium CEO Bridget Coughlin graduated from Knox College in 1994 with a biochemistry degree.
Shedd Aquarium Expanding Sensory-Friendly Accessibility OfferingsChicago's Shedd Aquarium is expanding their accessibility offerings designed to assist guests with autism or sensory processing disorder.
Stranded Dolphins Rescued With The Help of Shedd Aquarium Vets: See The PhotosA pod of stranded dolphins in Bolivia were rescued, in part, by veterinarians from Chicago's Shedd Aquarium who recently traveled to South America to help with a dolphin-rescue mission.
Shedd Aquarium Launches New Interactive Sea Otter ExhibitThe Shedd Aquarium is letting guests feed, touch, train and play with sea otters as part of its "Extraordinary Experiences" program.
Shedd Aquarium Offering Free Admission Days In January and FebruaryIllinois residents looking for something to do in January and February can find a number of free days at Shedd Aquarium.