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Help Prepare Montrose Beach For Return Of Piping Plovers Monty And Rose At Shedd Aquarium’s Action Day

Chicago's favorite bird couple, Monty and Rose, are likely to nest again at Montrose Beach. Here's how you can help prepare for their return.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Dead Fish Are Piling Up In Chicago’s Ponds And Lagoons. Here’s What’s Going On

Temperature swings and heavy snow contributed to the fish die-off at the city's ponds and lagoons, according to Park District officials and freshwater biologists.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

A Baby Dolphin At The Shedd Aquarium Has Been Named Harmony — With Help From CPS Students

Sixteen CPS classrooms will be able to make a virtual field trip to the aquarium to meet the calf and speak with the experts who care for the baby dolphin.

Downtown

Shedd Aquarium Reopening Next Week As State Loosens Coronavirus Safety Restrictions

The aquarium will reopen for members Jan. 27 and will open to the general public Jan. 30. It had been closed since Nov. 17 due to the pandemic.

Downtown

Shedd Aquarium Closing Until January As Coronavirus Surges

The aquarium will stay open until 5 p.m. Tuesday, but after that it will voluntarily close its doors for several months.

Downtown

Shedd’s Newest Penguin Chicks Have Names — And You Can Finally See Them

The chicks met key milestones, like swimming and eating a full fish for the first time, before joining their colony at the aquarium.

Downtown

Shedd Aquarium Has Free Days Every Monday, Tuesday And Wednesday In October

The free days are for Illinois residents. Tickets must to secured before arriving at the aquarium.

South Loop

Shedd Aquarium Welcomes Another Baby Whale, Dolphin

Naya, the whale, and Katrl, the dolphin, gave birth within hours of each other this weekend.

Downtown

There’s A New Baby Whale At The Shedd Aquarium — And He Already Weighs 139 Pounds

The Shedd Aquarium welcomed another beluga calf Friday.

Downtown

Adorable Baby Penguins Explore Shedd Aquarium In New Video

The four Magellanic penguins, who were born in May, are old enough to start exploring their home — together.

South Loop

Fish Are Returning To Chicago River, Waterways, New Study Says

The Chicago River and other waterways have become less polluted thanks to advocacy work from local groups.

Downtown

Shedd Aquarium Reopening Next Week, But You’ll Need To Buy A Ticket In Advance

Missing the Shedd's penguins and dolphins? You'll be able to see them again soon.

Downtown

Fuzzy Newborn Penguins Are At Shedd Aquarium — And Baby Whales And Dolphins Are On The Way

The aquarium announced the pregnancies of two beluga whales and one Pacific white-sided dolphin, who are due this summer.

Downtown

Shedd Aquarium Loans High-Tech Lab Equipment To State For Use In Coronavirus Testing

The equipment can do in hours what it might take an entire day for technicians to do manually, speeding up the testing process for COVID-19 patients.

Downtown

Shedd Aquarium’s Porcupine Got A Field Trip, Too — And Got To Meet The Penguins

Tyson the porcupine IS SO CUTE.

South Loop

SUE The T-Rex Explores The Field Museum (And Meets Some Penguins)

A video shows someone in a dinosaur costume looking at exhibits in the closed museum's Hall of Birds.

South Loop

With Shedd Aquarium Closed To People, Penguins Get To Wander Around, Scope Out The Dolphins And Fish

One rockhopper penguin was particularly interested in some piranhas — and they were curious about him, too.

South Loop

Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium And Field Museum Will Be Free For MLK Day Monday

The museums all have several free days coming up.

Downtown

Here’s Every Free Day At The Shedd Aquarium In 2020

Admission will be free at the aquarium every day in February.

South Loop

Introducing ‘Annik,’ The Baby Beluga At Shedd Aquarium That Was Named For A Blizzard

Voters cast nearly 20,000 ballots to select the name of the Shedd's first beluga calf in seven years.

Downtown
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