The penguin exhibit at the Moody Gardens Aquarium Pyramid has a pair of fuzzy new additions.

"Two cuddly Gentoo chicks hatched this week, marking the first hatching of the season," according to a news release dated Dec. 12 from Moody Gardens. "The chicks currently weigh 255 and 110 grams, respectively.

The small, fuzzy birds can be seen in the South Atlantic exhibit with the other Moody Gardens penguins.

"The new chicks and six other Gentoos will be transported to The Deep in Hull, England, beginning Feb. 19. The Deep contacted Moody Gardens to assist with obtaining penguins for its new penguin exhibit."
Moody Gardens is at 1 Hope Blvd., Galveston.

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