Saturday, January 19, 2013

Zoo announces naming contest for baby penguin

Lindsey Tugman
Jan 18, 2013

Penguin chick born at Little Rock Zoo at 3-weeks-old. (Photo: Little Rock Zoo)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Little Rock Zoo) - The Little Rock Zoo is hosting a naming competition for its newest baby boy- a South African penguin, born October 30, 2012.

Submission forms are available online at and may be picked up during the World Penguin Day celebration this Sunday, January 20, or at the Safari Trader Gift Shop through Friday, February 1.

All entries must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 1. The penguin keeper staff will select their top three choices and the public will then be asked to vote for their favorite. The top three submissions will be announced on Wednesday, February 6, on the Zoo's Facebook page.
Ocean-themed names are preferred, but any submission is welcome.

(Source: Little Rock Zoo)



Unnamed penguin chick born Oct. 30, 2012.

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