Thursday, January 27, 2011

The Cincinnati Zoo welcomes a baby penguin with open arms

Posted: Jan 26, 2011 2:52 PM CST Updated: Jan 27, 2011 10:50 AM CST

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX 19)--The Cincinnati Zoo is proud to announce their newest family member-a two-week old Little Penguin! The chick is currently being cared for in the Zoo's Wings of Wonder exhibit. This Spring, visitors will be able to see newest adorable addition in the Spaulding Children's Zoo.
The chick weighs just under a half-pound and is expected to weigh just over 2 lbs. as an adult.
The Cincinnati Zoo is home to one of only four Little Penguin colonies in the U.S. and has successfully hatched 22 Little Penguins to date.


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