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Shedd Aquarium
Sparking compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world 🐠
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Shedd Aquarium 14h
What does a day of field work look like? Join us tomorrow as we do a full social media takeover of 's sucker research in Wisconsin! Follow along at .
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Shedd Aquarium 16h
May 4—Shedd Yoga Flow Before Shedd opens for the day, calm your body and mind with a yoga class, surrounded by the animals in one of our peaceful habitats. Tickets:
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Shedd Aquarium 17h
Replying to @minkdev
We'll do our humble best!
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Shedd Aquarium 17h
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Most cephalopods have lifespans of only a few years! And this one's a sizable octo, to be sure 🐙
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Shedd Aquarium 17h
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Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we don't have squids anymore :( We DO have a really beautiful giant Pacific octopus, if it's cephalopods you're after!
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Shedd Aquarium 19h
What's it like to help rescue, rehabilitate and release African penguins in South Africa? Shedd's shares their remarkable experience in celebration of ! Read about their trip in their own words on our blog:
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Shedd Aquarium 22h
In advance of , join us on Facebook Live at 1:15pm as our vet team examines a blackspot puffer! And don't forget to celebrate your favorite vets this Saturday 🐠🐟🐙
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Shedd Aquarium Apr 24
Great Lakes Action Days by the numbers: Last year, 1,558 volunteers removed over 5,250 pounds of litter during 3,398 volunteer work hours at 56 workdays. You can contribute to those numbers! Join Shedd as we work to keep our backyard clean:
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Bridget Coughlin PhD Apr 23
⁩ is part of history ⁦⁩ for “making the unseen seen” in the aquatic world and saving the oceans to save ourselves. make this world better and lift up others!
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Shedd Aquarium Apr 23
Yep, that's all correct!
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Shedd Aquarium Apr 23
Travel the aquatic animal world at Shedd! Next up: Asia. You've likely seen standouts like the giant gourami, but have you examined the spikes of the mountain horned dragon, the transparent body of the glass catfish or the ethereal glow of the moonlight gourami?
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Shedd Research Apr 22
While citizen scientists are documenting sucker migrations as part of our phenology study, our researcher is focused on how many individual fish return to the same spawning site year after year. So far 98/300 tagged fish have come back! Hopefully more on the way!
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Shedd Aquarium Apr 22
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We've got some free days coming up in June! Take a look:
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Shedd Aquarium Apr 22
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Shedd Aquarium Apr 22
This , we’re joining aquariums across the U.S. to double down on our commitment to saving our oceans from plastic pollution—pledging additional efforts to reduce single-use plastics in our daily operations, from gifts shops to behind-the-scenes:
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Shedd Aquarium Apr 22
Replying to @LostInThePondUS
Glad to hear it!
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Shedd Aquarium Apr 22
Replying to @LostInThePondUS
Oh no! Thank you for pointing that out!
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Shedd Aquarium Apr 22
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We've got all the best tips so you can prep:
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Shedd Aquarium Apr 21
There are so many ways to reduce plastic waste in your life to help the animals you love, step by step! As approaches, consider ways to bring more sustainability into your life. Join Shedd and 21 other partner aquariums at
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Shedd Aquarium Apr 20
Show your colors! The male ruddy duck exhibits some stunning colors during breeding season, including chestnut feathers and a sky blue bill. You can take a look at this brilliant bird in in full plumage in our Great Lakes gallery.
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