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Category: King Penguin

Two King Penguin Chicks Make Their Debut

Two king penguin chicks who hatched in March made their debut in the Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium.  The first chick hatched on March 14 and currently weighs 26 pounds. The second hatched on March 16 and weighs 32 pounds. Both of their genders are unknown at this time. Visitors will notice that the chicks are in a “chick pen” in the Antarctic penguin habitat. The chicks will remain here until they molt their non-waterproof down feathers and gain their juvenile... Read More
Posted by Andrea Hennings at Thursday, Jul 11, 2019

Penguin Awareness Day

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is celebrating Penguin Awareness Day, January 20, the entire month of January with exclusive King Penguin adoption packages.  This month, in partnership with the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) , the Zoo is donating ten dollars from every Penguin Zoo Mama or Zoo Daddy package purchase directly to SANCCOB. Ten dollars is what it costs SANCCOB to care for one penguin chick for one day. This month... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Thursday, Jan 17, 2019