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We’ve upgraded our live penguin cam to offer a range of views and compatibility with most mobile devices. Let us know what you see!
It’s a big deal when a penguin chick hatches at the Aquarium. Learn how we’re raising a little one right now—and helping preserve this endangered species.
Our most recent penguin chick is now on exhibit! Watch her amazing journey.
Happy #Friday! The men and women in tuxedos are reporting for duty. You?
Thanks to staffer Debra Naeve for the great video!
What’s life like for our penguin chick behind the scenes right now? We’ll warn you. It’s pretty rough.
Love penguins? In honor of African Penguin Awareness Day on Saturday, Oct. 12, our penguin experts will answer questions on our live web cam at at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Just submit them on Facebook in advance, and then visit this page at the appointed times. We welcome questions about the penguin chick that’s growing up behind the scenes, how we care for our penguins, and the issues this endangered species faces in the wild!
Mystical object, or ocean animal? This is how life started for the African blackfooted penguin chick that hatched August 15. Our aviculturists hold eggs to the light, a process called candling, to monitor development during incubation.
It takes two hands and a firm grip to hang onto the penguin chick that hatched in late August. After one week, it weighed 8.5 ounces; it now weighs more than eight times that much! We’re working behind the scenes with the little guy, getting it comfortable around people as preparation for eventual re-introduction to the Splash Zone exhibit.