Friday, January 2, 2015

Party with Penguin Planet one final time at the Exploreum Saturday

Mooshu, an African black-footed penguin, stands in the Penguin Planet Exhibit at the Gulf Coast Exploreum in Mobile, Ala., on July 2, 2014. The exhibit opens on July 4 and runs through January 3. (Sharon Steinmann/

By Angela Levins
January 02, 2015

MOBILE, Alabama -- It's been a good run, but it's time to say farewell to Ninja, Mooshu, Jelly and Cranberry. The visiting penguins are the stars of the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center's Penguin Planet.

The penguins splashed into town on July 4 in the exhibit sponsored by PNC Bank.You're invited to the Exploreum on Saturday to send the penguins off in style starting with breakfast.

Pancakes with the Penguins will be served from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Then, at 3 p.m. join the Penguin Sock Hop and Final Farewell party.

Saturday is the last chance to see the penguins. General admission is $10 and includes all of the Exploreum's activities, Pancakes with the Penguins, the Penguin Sock Hop and Final Farewell
and special showings of the IMAX Dome film 'Born to be Wild'.

The Exploreum will be welcoming a new exhibit in February. will share the details when they are released.


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