Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The Penguins of the Edinburgh Zoo Centenary Exhibition

Zoo visitors watch as the the penguins arrived back to their cage from their daily walk in 1959.

 Gilbert Fisher and Joey the King Penguin at Edinburgh Zoo in the early days.

 Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh watching the penguins parade at Edinburgh Zoo.

 The gates of Edinburgh Zoo first opened to the public on 22 July 1913, four years after the Zoological Society was established by Edinburgh lawyer Thomas Gillespie, seen here with penguins.


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