November 21, 2018

Shedd Aquarium: Top attendance in the country

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) –

Chicago’s own Shedd Aquarium was tops in attendance of any aquarium in the country with almost 2.17 million visitors last year, officials there announced Thursday.

“The entire Shedd Aquarium organization is grateful to our supporters who made us the top-attended aquarium in the country last year, which in turn, allows Shedd to provide world-class care for our 32,500 animals, educate the millions of guests who enter our doors and contribute to conservation research globally,” Ted A. Beattie, president and CEO said in a news release.

“Each one of our members, guests, donors, partners and other friends of