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Behind the scenes at Shedd Aquarium's new stingray exhibit

by Neil Holt
May 14, 2013


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Neil Holt / MEDILL

Third graders enjoy touching two types of stingrays at Shedd Aquarium's new outdoor exhibit, Stingray Touch.

Third graders reached out and felt the stingrays at Shedd Aquarium's new "Stingray Touch" exhibit Tuesday. While you can feel the "slimy" critters when the exhibit opens Friday, there's a lot going on behind the scenes to bring the exhibit to life.