Shedd Aquarium (@shedd_aquarium )

Shedd Aquarium

Bio Sparking compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world 🐠 Temporarily closed to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 🐧
Location Chicago, IL
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Account created 27-03-2009 20:46:23
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Twitter Web App : How did green sea turtles get their name? (It's not for the reason you'd think!) Can turtles leave their shells? Find out on this week's new episode of #StayHomeWithShedd! 🐒

Watch now: shedd.link/2XGquuo pic.twitter.com/yOzLJop09d

Sprout Social : ⚑A fish with a shocking secret...literally!⚑ Despite their name, electric eels arent actually eels. They are a type of knifefish more closely related to catfish and carp.

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Sprout Social : When we say the care doesnt slow down, we mean it! 🦈🐠🐑 Home to around 30 aquatic species from sharks to rays and fishes, Shedds Wild Reef requires a lot of tender, loving care...and that means getting our feet wet!

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Twitter Web App : Want more otters? Join us at 11 AM on 5/29 when we go live with the sea otters on Shedd's Facebook! RSVP here, and find out how to get an invite to our exclusive Zoom bday celebration: shedd.link/2X3yXsd

Sprout Social : All paws in for #WorldOtterDay! 🦦 Training sessions like this one with rescued sea otter Luna are a great way to get mental and physical exercise, to tap into natural behaviors and to help otters participate in their own health check-ups.

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Sprout Social : Flashes of fuchsia, bursts of blue and peeks of purple. 🐠🐟 There are so many colors and unique patterns in Underwater Beauty. Watch our live cam to see how many fishes you can find, and tune in Friday when we go LIVE from this habitat with an aquarist: shedd.link/2Xxe33I

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Sprout Social : Turtle time! 🐒 Whats the difference between turtles and tortoises? There are many, including body shape, time spent on land vs in the water and more. Learn more about these shelled reptiles on our next episode of #StayHomeWithShedd this Thursday!

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Sprout Social : This splash of 🌈color🌈 for your feed is something predators would NOT want to feed on!
The brilliant colors of the poison dart frogs in Amazon Rising may be beautiful to us. But for predators, theyre a warning that says, dont eat me, Im toxic!🐸

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iPhone : Our #MondayMotivation today: sea otter Kiana munching on ice while grooming her feet! (Plus, a cameo from Yaku.) 🦦

While they groom their fur so it remains buoyant and insulated to keep them warm, munching on ice helps keep otters cool while they are out of the water.

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Sprout Social : Friday, 5/29β€”Shedd goes LIVE on Facebook!

Shedd Aquarium will be turning 90 years old this weekend! In honor of this huge milestone, we’ll be on Facebook Live throughout the day at Shedd on Friday! Stay tuned for more info. #ItsTimeForShedd