ACES@Illinois | Fall 2018

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“Shedding” light on the


By Lauren Quinn Photos by James F. Quinn

Visitors to Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium are naturally drawn to the dolphins and smiley white beluga whales that make the 3-milliongallon Abbott Oceanarium their home. People crowd against the railings, waving and grinning at the chirping belugas, or go below to watch dolphins plummet and glide through the blue depths.