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Waters of the World

Travel the world in 80 habitats.

Dive into Oceans, from coastal kelp forests to the seafloor. Explore the self-contained ecosystems of Islands and Lakes. Visit Rivers—big and small—and learn more about our local waters in the new At Home on the Great Lakes exhibit. Meet hundreds of amazing animals, from tiny mantella frogs to a a giant octopus, from a Grand Cayman blue iguana to Nile knifefish, and from moon jellies to sea stars. We even have map turtles, in case you get lost.

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New! At Home on the Great Lakes

Explore our newest addition to the Waters of the World exhibit.

Meet Granddad

Shedd’s oldest resident, an Australian lungfish named Granddad arrived in 1933.

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