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Jun 10, 2014, 17:26 ET

Bi-National Leading Conservation Organizations Formalize Partnership To Support Project Beluga

Chicago's John G. Shedd Aquarium, a world class leader in animal care and conservation research, and Group for Research and Education on Marine...

Jan 09, 2014, 11:00 ET

Shedd Aquarium Debuts Asian Carp Digital Curriculum And Videos

Shedd Takes Learning about Invasive Species and the Great Lakes Online Shedd Aquarium, a leader in Great Lakes conservation and education,...

Oct 20, 2013, 14:45 ET

Governor Pat Quinn, Shedd Announce Largest Solar Installation At Cultural Institution In Illinois

Illinois Public, Private Leaders Unite to Bring Energy-Efficiency to the Top-Attended Aquarium in the Nation Governor Pat Quinn and Shedd...

Apr 14, 2011, 15:28 ET
A Pacific sea nettle jelly.  (PRNewsFoto/Shedd Aquarium, Brenna Hernandez)

Prepare To Be Mesmerized As Shedd Brings the Mysterious World of Sea Jellies To Chicago in a New Must-See Exhibit

Shedd Aquarium Explores the Mysteries of "Jellies" in a Limited-Time Special Exhibit Opening April 15 Beginning April 15, Shedd Aquarium guests...

Nov 23, 2010, 16:02 ET

Celebrate the Season With A Holiday Fantasea and Make Shedd Aquarium Your Holiday Tradition!

Beginning Nov. 26, Shedd's New Aquatic Show Runs Daily in the Abbott Oceanarium Don't be left out in the cold this winter break – head to...

Nov 10, 2010, 14:58 ET

Celebrate the Season With A Holiday Fantasea and Make Shedd Aquarium Your Holiday Tradition!

Beginning Nov. 26, Shedd's New Aquatic Show Runs Daily in the Abbott Oceanarium Don't be left out in the cold this winter break — head to...

May 30, 2001, 01:00 ET

Chicago's Shedd Aquarium Is Jumpin' in June

CHICAGO, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is the season for groovy beats, great eats, fun treats, and meet and greets -- and Shedd Aquarium has it...

May 15, 2001, 01:00 ET

Nuka Heads to Seattle - Chicago Welcomes Yaku

CHICAGO, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago and Seattle connection continues today, May 15th, when Shedd Aquarium and the Seattle Aquarium...

Sep 14, 2000, 01:00 ET

'Qannik' Wins in Shedd's Public Vote For Baby Calf's Name

CHICAGO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- One day before the newest male beluga calf turns two months old, Shedd Aquarium officials announced that...

Sep 29, 1999, 01:00 ET

Beluga Whale Calf Makes Public Debut at Shedd Aquarium on Thursday, Sept. 30

CHICAGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Immiayuk and her eight-week old beluga whale calf will debut to the public on Thursday, Sept. 30. The female...

Aug 25, 1999, 01:00 ET

Shedd Aquarium Reports the Death of a Male Beluga Calf

CHICAGO, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Shedd Aquarium is deeply saddened to announce the loss of its male beluga whale calf born on July 23 to Puiji...

Aug 06, 1999, 01:00 ET

Shedd Aquarium's Second Beluga Whale Calf Reaches Nursing Milestone

CHICAGO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Shedd Aquarium's animal care staff announced tonight that its second beluga whale calf has started to nurse. The...

Aug 03, 1999, 01:00 ET

Second Beluga Whale Calf Born at Shedd Aquarium

CHICAGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Shedd Aquarium's beluga whale Immiayuk (Im-ee-A-yook) gave birth at 6:40 a.m. today in the Oceanarium, the...

Jan 11, 1999, 00:00 ET

Shedd Aquarium Participates in National Cooperative Beluga Whale Breeding Program

CHICAGO, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Shedd Aquarium's youngest beluga whale, Naya (Ny-a), returned from the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (PDZA)...

Sep 29, 1998, 01:00 ET

Two Pregnant Beluga Whales at Shedd Aquarium

CHICAGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Two beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) at Shedd Aquarium are pregnant, Aquarium officials announced today....

May 29, 1998, 01:00 ET

Shedd Aquarium Reports the Death of a Pacific White-Sided Dolphin

CHICAGO, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Shedd Aquarium is deeply saddened to announce the loss of a Pacific white-sided dolphin following long-term care...

Apr 22, 1998, 01:00 ET

New Special Exhibit "Seahorse Symphony" Opens May 10 at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium

CHICAGO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Come see and believe! Shedd Aquarium's new special exhibit Seahorse Symphony, sponsored by Bank of America, is...

Oct 21, 1997, 01:00 ET

Pregnant Beluga Whale at Shedd Aquarium

CHICAGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- One of five beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) at Shedd Aquarium is pregnant, Aquarium officials announced...