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Shedd Aquarium
Sparking compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world 🐠 🐧We are now open—get your tickets!
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Shedd Aquarium 16h
Replying to @themisstoto
Thank you, . We hear you and we appreciate you bringing this to us. The diversity of our staff is deeply important to us. We have made progress, but there is more work to do, including listening. We will reach out to you personally to learn more about your experience.
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Shedd Aquarium 18h
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From here in Chicago to Tokyo, our Virtual Encounters have seen guests from all over the world. Get up-close to animals at Shedd without leaving home:
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Shedd Aquarium 19h
Virtual Sea Lion Encounters are here! It’s Time to meet the sea lions without leaving home at Shedd Aquarium’s first-ever sea lion encounter. Meet one of the four sea lions at Shedd, learn their rescue stories & more. Sign up now:
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 11
Even Wellington is checking out sharks during at Shedd! 🦈 🐧
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 11
It's not easy being green. But for Nickel, it IS easy eating greens! 🐢 Nickel the green sea turtle eats five heads of lettuce a day (her favorite), mixed up with parsley, kale and other seasonal greens. See her in Caribbean Reef at Shedd.
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 10
Replying to @shedd_aquarium
While our 2020 shark research expedition is postponed, this footage helps us study marine species from afar and is the perfect way to celebrate from home. (4/4) Dive deeper with our : Shark episode:
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 10
Tiger shark spotted! 🐯 🦈 Last month, data from these videos helped complete a landmark study—published in —showing several countries where shark conservation is working! , volunteers and Shedd teens all proudly took part in this effort!
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 10
Replying to @shedd_aquarium
These videos showcase a multitude of shark species of all shapes and sizes, showcasing their strength and curiosity, like that of this nurse shark—attributes that make sharks the apex predators of our oceans. (2/4)
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 10
Swim with sharks from home this ! 🦈 On Shedd research trips to The Bahamas, we capture footage of sharks using 's method of securing bait in front of a GoPro to attract sharks, like these Caribbean reef sharks. (1/4)
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 10
Peeking into your feed for a good ! 🐧
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Field Museum Aug 6
SUE sizes up some fellow air-breathing predators . 👀 Arapaima are one of the world's largest freshwater fish.
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 9
Replying to @shedd_aquarium
What better week is there to visit Shedd than Shark Week? There are 11 species of sharks to discover up-close at Shedd—get your tickets now: 🦈Sandbar shark 🦈Swell shark 🦈Blacktip reef sharks 🦈Spotted Wobbegong
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 9
The best week of the year is here—! 🦈 From beautiful bonnetheads to whisker-y wobbegongs, there are more than 500 species of sharks in the world with more yet to be discovered. Stay tuned with us all week long as we celebrate these amazing creatures!
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 8
While life flourishes under Shedd’s roof, it is also flourishing outside in Shedd’s four acres of gardens. Check out a few of the wild neighbors we’ve seen, including: 🦋Monarch Butterfly 🐛Monarch Butterfly larvae 🐞 Red Milkweed Beetle 🐝Great Golden Digger wasp
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 8
We love this fluffy Virtual Penguin Encounter participant! 🐈 🐧
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 8
Replying to @mmiriamam
We are so happy you enjoyed your encounter! (And that this fluffy friend got to participate too! 🐈)
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 8
Replying to @elisabeth00Lis
All of the famous penguins! 🐧🐧 We are so happy you enjoyed your encounter!
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 8
Replying to @KevinOfComputer
We are so happy you enjoyed your virtual encounter! (And that you got to meet Wellington! 🐧)
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 8
Carmen is starting her molt! We are so glad that you enjoyed your penguin encounter, thank you for joining us!
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Shedd Aquarium Aug 8
It's a great weekend to explore the aquarium with friends. 🐧 🐬
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