Sparking compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world 🐠 Home of Wellington the #penguin 🐧 Temp closed—explore with us online! 🏛️💻
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We may be closed, but we're bringing Shedd to these students with a virtual field trip to meet the calf, #STEM activities for teachers to make environmental learning fun & more.
Stay tuned for the name announcement, and until then Learn Online with Shedd:
It's time to name the dolphin calf! Next week, 25,000 fourth grade @ChiPubSchools students will pick one of the following names for the Pacific white-sided dolphin calf born in August. @ChiFirstFund
What's your favorite name?
Win a Virtual Animal Encounter! We're teaming up with @Do312 to give away a virtual encounter of your choice. Want to see sea otters play? 🦦 Hang out with the penguins in their habitat? 🐧 Hear what a sea lion sounds like? See T&Cs and enter to win!
A new resident so tiny, it can hide in a sea urchin. Banggai cardinalfish young—or "fry"—like this one in Underwater Beauty hover between the spines of sea urchins for protection. Their striped pattern adds a layer of camouflage that persists into adulthood.
What bird has another bird's title in its name? Meet the hawk-headed parrot! 🦜 This brilliantly beautiful bird was named for the red and purple plumage in its crest. Hawk-headed parrots—Doppler and Ruby—call Amazon Rising habitat home. #NationalBirdDay
We may all be ready to leave 2020 behind. But first, let's wrap up the year by looking back at the tiny new arrivals that gave us something to celebrate!
🐟Six baby stingrays
🐬A dolphin calf
🐋Bella's beluga calf
🐧Four Magellanic penguin chicks
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